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Technoenglish

  1. 1. Technology Ramonita Rodriguez EDU 183 Technology in the ESL Classroom June 11, 2005
  2. 2. What is technology? <ul><li>Useful tool for the classroom teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Tool to support </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Can facilitate second language instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Provides students interactive learning experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Ways to make life easier </li></ul>
  3. 3. How we can use technology? <ul><li>Interactive smart board </li></ul><ul><li>Cassette with headphone </li></ul><ul><li>Computers / Laptop </li></ul><ul><li>Audio tapes and videotapes </li></ul><ul><li>Language labs </li></ul><ul><li>Leap pad </li></ul><ul><li>Overhead </li></ul><ul><li>Digital camera </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why technology is beneficial? <ul><li>Motivate to learn </li></ul><ul><li>More efficient </li></ul><ul><li>Share information up-date </li></ul><ul><li>Cover topics in more detail </li></ul><ul><li>Engages interactive learning </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for self-correction </li></ul><ul><li>Communication (learning with others) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Lesson Plan <ul><li>Subject – Science </li></ul><ul><li>Topic – Seeds and Plants </li></ul><ul><li>Grade – First Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives: Students will understand how the seed starts a new plant, stages, parts of the plant and their jobs, kinds of plants, and what we can eat. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Teaching the lesson <ul><li>Teach new vocabulary using words and pictures’ flash cards </li></ul><ul><li>Ask students what they know about the seeds and plants </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporate technology: PowerPoint, Digital camera, Digital images from Internet and Google images </li></ul>
  7. 7. PowerPoint <ul><li>Plant stages </li></ul><ul><li>Plant parts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Roots, stems, leaves, and flower </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Kinds of Plants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flowers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bushes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant parts that we eat </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visual activity </li></ul><ul><li>Assist with comprehension </li></ul>Click to see “ Seeds and Plants ” presentation
  8. 8. Digital Camera <ul><li>Take pictures of the students planting the seed and each stage </li></ul><ul><li>Review what students have already learned </li></ul><ul><li>Create a class book about planting a seed using the pictures and students’ sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Help ESL student to communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Sequence the pictures for the book </li></ul><ul><li>Take turns taking the class book home to read with their families (practice reading) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Digital images <ul><li>Practice parts of the plant </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/vegquiz/plantparts.html </li></ul><ul><li>Google Images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find pictures of children’s feet and hands to make a tree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hands for the branches </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Feet for the roots </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Human Tree </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Grading Rubric </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare 4-in-a-Row with pictures from Google Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4-in-a-Row </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>Technology must be used only when it enhances the language learning experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be truly be useful tool for a classroom teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a bit scary </li></ul><ul><li>Make life easier </li></ul><ul><li>It is exciting </li></ul><ul><li>It is a challenge </li></ul>
  11. 11. Bibliography <ul><li>Jo Ellen Moore, “Plants” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.evan-moor.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.edhelper.com/plants.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/vegquiz/plantparts.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.pfizer.co.uk/images/ty3_kids_hands.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.artzphoto.com/images/Children/Clhoe_feet_Sepia_72s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>.jpg </li></ul></ul>

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