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ESOL Cluster Meeting held at Newmarket School

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  1. 1. The Major Factors that Affect Second LanguageESOL Area Cluster LearningMeeting Term 421/11/12Name: Sonya Van SchaijikTwitter: @vanschaijikSchool: Newmarket SchoolCity/ Country: Auckland, New ZealandRole: e-learning lead teacher, ESOL teacher 1
  2. 2. My background1998 2000 CLESOL SteeringNational Diploma of TESSOL Committee 2003 ESOL Verifier for the Advisory Board for Ministry of Education the Graduate Diploma of TESSOL 201 2013 1 2
  3. 3. People who have influenced my practice inESOL•Bilinguals•First language maintenance Colin Baker Tove Skutnabb-kangas Nancy Hornberger Jim Cummins 3
  4. 4. Aiono FanaafiStephen May Patisepa Tuafuti 4
  5. 5. The idea for my inquiry Rod Ellis Sue GrayIdentifying the factorsCALPS in L1Instrumental Motivation to learning a second languageMiddle class backgroundsFemaleESOL teacher working alongside the classroom teacher 5
  6. 6. How long it takes to learn a language. Virginia P. Collier 6
  7. 7. SOLO taxonomy – HOT tools Pam Hook John Biggs @arti_choke Structured Observed Learning Observation – learning framework Hooked on Thinking Tools 7
  8. 8. Daily recording and checking of reading log Ongoing regular assessment and this was fed back to the learners Working with them in class as part of the class programme.The experience of mastery is the most important factordetermining a persons self-efficacy. 8
  9. 9. The biggest challenges•Time•Staying focussed on the task•Being accountable for my learners progressTracking the data 9
  10. 10. Where to nextThe inquiry enhanced the quality of teaching.I could see the children’s progress.It allowed me to build closer relationships with the children.I was able to identify my next steps. 10
  11. 11. Self-efficacy is the measure of ones own competence tocomplete tasks and reach goals Albert Bandura
  12. 12. I would like to leave you with.......Withdrawal versus working in classAccording to the Ministry of Education ‘one of the most effectiveapproaches is to fund an extra teacher to work alongside teachers in theclassroom, giving in-class support so that the English language learners canlearn alongside their peers.’ 12
  13. 13. Learn to greet your children in their languages.CALPsSOLOtaxonomySelf Efficacy 13
  14. 14. Some useful links. 14