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  • Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

    Usoa SolJuly 2016APAC Departament dEnsenyament

    Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

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  • Aims of todays sessions Introducing the course Getting to know each other Finding out about key aspects to make mini-projects work in the teenage classroom Sharing background information as a starting point

    Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • Session 1.1:Principles to makemini-projects work

    Usoa Sol4th July 2016

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  • INTRODUCTION:

    TRUE OR FALSE TPRUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • TRUE OR FALSE TPR1. I am not from Barcelona.2. Ive been teaching English for more than five years.3. I decided to start working as a teacher because I love interacting with teens.Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • TRUE OR FALSE TPR4. I teach 2nd cycle of ESO. 5. I do CLIL in my lessons. 6. In my free time, I like going hiking. Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • SENTENCE RECONSTRUCTION1. be / Barcelona2. teach / English / five years 3. start / work / teacher / interact / teens4. teach / ESO 5. do / CLIL6. free time / hikeUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • 1. I am not from Barcelona.2. Ive been teaching English for more than five years.3. I decided to start working as a teacher because I love interacting with teens.4. I teach 2nd cycle of ESO. 5. I do CLIL in my lessons. 6. In my free time, I like going hiking. Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • Can you know find out a bit more about your partner? Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learningRemember the information as youll need to report back to the class!

  • True or False TPR - summaryPhysical: gets students moving for a change of focus. Personalised and relevant.Gets students interested and curious.Interactive and with a clear aim.Easily adaptable to different levels and target language.Disguised grammar and vocab work through sentence reconstruction. Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

    Remind teachers to revise structure by asking ABOUT students' tastes, not about structure itself.*

  • What was the target language in this activity?

    Verb tenses (mixed)Question formation, word orderVerb patterns, common lexis and collocationsUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

    Remind teachers to revise structure by asking ABOUT students' tastes, not about structure itself.*

  • FEATURES OF MINI-PROJECTS & ADVANTAGES OF DOING THEM IN THE TEENAGE CLASSROOMUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • MAIN FEATURES OF MINI-PROJECTS1. Collaborative3. Task-based2. Authentic, life-likeUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning4. Content-driven and cross-curricular5. Holistic; four skills6. Variable length

  • 1. COLLABORATIVE2. AUTHENTICMeaningfulLearning from peersUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learningTeam work, interactionMemorableLinked to students livesDifferent learning styles and abilitiesLearning autonomy

  • 3. TASK-BASED4. CONTENT-DRIVENNon-linguistic learningEnd productUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learningClear outcomeResearch, information managingGreat for CLILTangible resultLearning by doingFosters creativityInterestic and motivating

  • 5. HOLISTIC6. VARIABLE LENGTHNo discrete itemsUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learningLanguage in contextAdaptable to curriculum and calendarPunctual, periodic or intensiveIntegrated skills practiceBreak from the routine

  • Any questions? Fancy a coffee?Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • Session 1.2:Project sample analysis

    Usoa Sol4th July 2016

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  • PRINCIPLES FOR MINI-PROJECTS TO WORK IN THE TEENAGE CLASSROOMUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • What do you need to make projects work?Brainstorm on Todays Meethttps://todaysmeet.com/Mini-projectsUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

    Remind teachers to revise structure by asking ABOUT students' tastes, not about structure itself.*

  • Essential principlesAIMS / OUTCOMESSTAGESASSESSMENTUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • AIMSWhat is the purpose of the project?What will it result in? (end product)What will students be learning?Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learningWill the students present their end product?

  • STAGESWhat phases is the project divided in?How long will each one take?What will students have to do in each one?Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • ASSESSMENTHow will the project will assessed?What weight will the mark carry?What criteria will be used?Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • What do you have to do? (I)Log into the course wiki with your username and password.Click on your wiki page and edit it with the following information:Brief introduction about you: what you do, where you work, what levels you teachA useful educational resource you use oftenYour expectations from this course; why did you choose it?An analysis of 2 projects youve done this yearUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • CONTENTTOOLS / ACTIVITIES3. Todays Meet2. Principles to make them work with teenagersUsoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning1. Features of projects and advantages of using them in class5. Surveymonkey2. True or false TPR4. PBWorks Wiki1. Popplet3. Self-reflection on past projects

  • WHAT HAVE WE LEARNT IN TODAYS SESSION? Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

  • Any questions?

    Ready for lunch?Usoa Sol Mini-projects, Maxi-learning

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    Remind teachers to revise structure by asking ABOUT students' tastes, not about structure itself.*

    Remind teachers to revise structure by asking ABOUT students' tastes, not about structure itself.**

    Remind teachers to revise structure by asking ABOUT students' tastes, not about structure itself.*