Advantages•The students can repeat the oral tasks as manytimes as they want for self-improvement.• Teachers can listen to the clips more than onceso assessment is more objective.•Oral projects allow students to get more practiceon their oral skills.•Mistakes can be contrasted with the students.
THE ECHOGROUPS: Individual.TASK: Listen and reproduce a transcript given.TOOL: Audacity.
Step by step…1. Teachers give the students a script and an audio clip as a model.
2. Students record and upload their oral production.
BE AN ACTORGROUPS: Pairs or groups of three.TASK: Dub a scene.GRAMMAR: Informal language.TOOL: http://screenr.com
EXTREME WEATHERGROUPS: In pairsTASK: Write a piece of news and read it.GRAMMAR: The past.TOOL: http://screenr.com
A TRIP TO LONDONGROUPS: In group.TASK: Create a sightseeing tour. Record an itinerary.GRAMMAR: Passives.TOOL: www.woices.com
Step by step… 1. Plan your itinerary. (look for information and images) 2. Choose a spot on the map.
3. Create an echo , give it a name , add the image and upload it.4. Repeat the process with the rest of the places to visit.
Diagnostic evaluation• Function: Ensures that all learners aresufficiently challenged and identifies studentinterests.• When: At the beginning of the school year orbefore a theme of instruction.• Instruments: Objetive tools.
Formative evaluation Information on the learning process.• Function: keep students and educators informedof students progress towards learning objectives.• When: At any moment in the learning process.• Instruments: Observations/Question and answersessions /Quizzes.
Summative evaluation Learning achievements over a period of time.• Function: to summarize student progress and toreport progress relative to curriculum objectives tostudents, parents, and educators.• When: At the end of a unit of study.• Instruments: End of term exams/Unit tests/Projects
How do we assess?tests oral response observation by checklist class discussion co evaluation homework
Self-evaluationSelf-assessment makes the students activeparticipants in their educationPeer evaluationIt enables students to give each other valuablefeedback so they learn from and support eachother.
Online to complete the student’sassessment learning profile.
Me, myself and IFeedback1. (video) Students correct two. They check that their mates have done what the teacher asked in their daily routines videos. Coevaluation.2. (poster) They assess one poster by giving some feedback.
The irregular verbsCommentThe students send their clips and the teacheradds a comment.Choice:Students choose the most original project.
Spooky story Forum : After having read the stories out loud in class,students take part in a forum.1.They suggest a grade for their own work, afterseeing others’ work.2.They comment on a particular good point fromanother wiki.3. They suggest improvements to their own work.
The wheel of fortuneChoice:Students choose the most original project.
The recipe The Recipe Book1. Workshop:The teacher decides:• the number of recipes each students will assess.• the start and the end of the submissions.• the beginning and ending of the assessments.• creates the self-assessment and the grading form.
Oral projectsStudents send the audio file as a task.Grade and comment:The teacher gives a mark and adds a commentabout the intonation and pronunciation. The studentwho wants to improve his/her mark can record itagain following the teacher’s notes.
Thanks for coming. Hope to see your projects soon!Mònica Castanyer email@example.comMontse Paradeda http://twitter.com/monprojects