Teamwork and videotape innovative tools for improving instruction

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Teamwork and videotape innovative tools for improving instruction

  1. 1. TEAMWORK AND VIDEOTAPE: INNOVATIVE TOOLS FOR IMPROVING INSTRUCTION Sandra Talbot Dr. Myriam MetSPECIAL THANKS TO STARTALK FOR Tessa DahlTHEIR GENEROUS FUNDING IN SUPPORT Marty ChenOF OUR UTAH STARTALK TEACHERTRAINING PROGRAM 2011.
  2. 2. PROGRAM MODEL Narrow the Focus A Teacher’s Belief System Self Evaluation  Videotape  3 minute lesson plan  4 opportunities to improve Outside evaluators  Grade-level team members  USOE Chinese Immersion Coordinators  Mimi
  3. 3. Providing Support Focus on Comprehensible Input Overview  focused feedback, information, and modeling Making abstract content concrete
  4. 4. Safe collaborativeenvironment Positive conversation Clear communication
  5. 5. VIDEO 11stGrade: Day 13rd Grade: Day 1
  6. 6. Group Work – 5 minutes Dividein teams, up to 4 Evaluate Videos  Checklist  Use small group strategies outlined  Positive conversation  Clear Communication
  7. 7. Tapings 1 and 2 Setting objectives Using clear visuals Providing context Multiple encounters with new vocabulary Manageable content Including characters
  8. 8. Taping 3 Continue To Work On Significant Progress Rate of speech  Animation  Simplified language Amount of speech  Clearer visuals Role of characters  Building on Visuals: clarity background knowledge Relying on  Integrating characters colleagues for mini-  Moving from input to lessons output
  9. 9. Guided instruction With end goals in mind Implementation of new ideas
  10. 10. Video 4 Grade 1 Grade 3
  11. 11. Taping 4 Significant ResultsTeacher speech Making language  Animated, facial expressions meaningful  Slower and simpler  Context  Meaningful repetition  Multiple examples, objects,  Songs and manipulatives  Use of compare/contrast  Manageable to make meaning content  Focused language use  Characters presented  Student meaningfully involvement  Scaffolded output
  12. 12. Impact“This is the most inspiring and intensivetraining that I have ever had.” Carol Bi, Arizona
  13. 13. QUESTIONS (NO ANSWERS)

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