Fun via arts & crafts in elt & eTwinning Projects

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<ul><li><p>By: Faten Romdhani &amp; Patrice Palmer M.Ed.</p><p>TESOL Tunisia March 3rd, 2017 </p><p>1</p><p>Fun Via Arts &amp; Crafts in ELT </p></li><li><p>2</p></li><li><p>Workshop Outline</p><p>I- Theory &amp; Literature</p><p>Why integrate Arts &amp; Crafts in ELT? (Quotes) </p><p>II- How ? </p><p>III- Art &amp; Craft activities</p><p>IV- Some Tips ...</p><p>V- Feedback ( </p><p>3</p></li><li><p>4</p></li><li><p>5</p></li><li><p>6</p></li><li><p>7</p></li><li><p>8</p></li><li><p>9</p></li><li><p>10</p></li><li><p>11</p></li><li><p>12</p></li><li><p>13</p></li><li><p>14</p></li><li><p>15</p></li><li><p>16</p></li><li><p>17</p></li><li><p>Why do we use arts &amp; crafts?</p><p>Suitable for all types of learners</p><p>Useful for language recycling Enhance team-building skills</p><p>Foster communication skills Include cross-cultural activities Unleash their creativity &amp; use </p><p>imagination creatively 18</p></li><li><p>How ? </p><p>19</p><p>Listen/Read </p><p>Make </p><p>Draw / Colour Discuss</p></li><li><p>20</p></li><li><p>Arts &amp; Crafts activities could fit into: </p><p>21</p><p>The warming up stage</p><p>The While stage</p><p>The post stage </p></li><li><p>Types of Arts &amp; Crafts activities :</p><p>22</p><p>Design a cover of a book, or a story</p><p>Design a poster, a leaflet </p><p>Make a craft on a special occasion ( celebrate a </p><p>birthday, celebrate special cultural events</p><p>Make masks, hats ( accessories) for a roleplay</p><p>Write captions for thought-provoking images/ </p><p>pictures/ paintings </p></li><li><p>More instances ...</p><p>Paint/ draw characters/ events of a story</p><p>Write / draw a poem (acrostic/ haiku/ free verse)</p><p>Sing a poem as a rap song </p><p>Act out a story/a poem and prepare all the accessories</p><p>23</p></li><li><p>Some Tips </p><p> Its a must to supervise young learners while handling the scissors, the glue, the stapler, </p><p> All materials should be prepared in advance Help learners develop a sense of responsibility by clearing </p><p>all the mess after the craft time Help learners build good rapport with each other by </p><p>praising good behaviour and relationships Let learners decide by themselves the tasks they like to </p><p>accomplish within their teams</p><p>24</p></li><li><p>More TipsLearners need to move freely and to feel comfortable with </p><p>all those around Encourage learners to collaborate and exchange ideas Make sure they use more English ( Introduce new </p><p>vocabulary and repeatedly remind them of the new words) Dont rush things! Students ( at first) need much time to be </p><p>familiar with these activities In Art &amp; Crafts, theres no right or wrong Every student </p><p>fosters these skills by practicing more Praise all their efforts </p><p>Encourage Creativity </p><p>25</p></li><li><p>More Tips ...</p><p>Learners can take snapshots &amp; post them online ( they can upgrade their digital skills while looking for free photos editing tools )</p><p>Learners make short films that evoke creativity Learners can make sketchnotes about topics that interest </p><p>themLearners can digitise their work and connect with like-</p><p>minded peers </p><p>26</p></li><li><p>Some Crafts in my classroom</p><p>27</p></li><li><p>28</p></li><li><p>29</p></li><li><p>30</p></li><li><p>31</p></li><li><p>32</p></li><li><p>Let us have some fun together </p><p> The paper telephone activity The paper lantern craft The Emojis story The mask craft The hungry Caterpillar Story &amp; Craft</p><p>33</p></li><li><p>Useful sites/ articles/ </p><p>docs</p><p>Arts and Crafts with Young Learners</p><p></p><p>Engaging young learners with crafts </p><p></p><p>Arts &amp; Crafts</p><p>and-crafts/</p><p>Paper Plate Crafts</p><p>34</p><p></p></li><li><p>Patrice Palmers Experience with Arts &amp; Crafts </p><p>(Adults) </p><p>I am so thankful and grateful for the unfailing support of</p><p>Patrice Palmer, M.Ed and her readiness to share herexperience with arts &amp; crafts in a class of Adult Learners ...</p><p>35</p></li><li><p>ARTS &amp; CRAFTS FOR </p><p>ADULT LANGUAGE </p><p>LEARNERSPatrice Palmer, OCELT, M.Ed., M.A.</p><p>Canada</p></li><li><p>Teaching and Learning Context:LINC Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada</p><p>Government-funded language program for immigrants and </p><p>refugees (no fees)</p><p>Settlement issues </p><p>Theme-based - health, employment, Canadian culture</p></li><li><p>Classroom Context: </p><p> Level CLB 2-3 </p><p> 22 students</p><p> Ages 20 to 60</p><p> China, Vietnam, </p><p>Burma, Cuba, Syria, </p><p>Iraq, Spain</p><p>January 2017</p></li><li><p>Activity 1</p></li><li><p>Activity 2</p><p>Chinese Lanterns</p><p>1. Introduced the celebration of Chinese New Year</p><p>2. Read simple instructions for making a lantern</p><p>3. Reviewed the materials needed (vocab </p><p>scissors/razor)</p><p>4. Modelled how to make a lantern</p><p>5. Checked understanding of the task</p></li><li><p>Finished Product</p><p>Hayet Walid</p></li><li><p>Class Collaboration</p></li><li><p>Positive Outcomes using Arts and </p><p>Crafts with Adult language learners:</p><p> Learn and share cultural traditions</p><p> Practice the language of instructions</p><p> Learn and reinforce vocabulary (scissors vs. razors)</p><p> Students still use language in a more relaxed and </p><p>authentic way (Pass me the glue please.)</p><p> Cooperation (without asking, Ss began hanging up the </p><p>lanterns)</p></li><li><p>44</p></li></ul>