It's hard enough feeling so unqualified and pressured already Anyway, I hope you're enjoying the summer months! I just found www. It seems to have some good resources. I will read over everything tonight. What do you think? This looks like the kind of group that puts on Professional Development for schools.
PD is something the state requires-some schools do it in house, but there are plenty of groups out there taking advantage It was actually pretty good. This probably isn't what you need to hear, but it's true.
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I think the work you're doing learning about their culture, showing you're not a total authority per-say, is going to pay off in ways you won't be able to guess. My cooperating teacher, when I student taught, said it's important especially with 8th grade boys who don't like to show they care to get into their hearts and minds through the "back door. I'm still learning how to not wear my heart on my sleeve, how to give authentic praise, how to not get mad when something doesn't go my way. As for educational strategies, if you're teaching them English vocabulary, it's essential that you link the new word to an old concept.
This is called schemata in education talk, apperception in Buddha-speak.
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You can do this by creating links: playing a familiar song, showing a video illustrating the word, impromptu skits, or, the easiest way: showing a picture. There's no real cookie-cutter worksheet way to do this. I just googled the authors of the textbook Vacca I used in college to learn this technique I've found the most powerful way to create motivation is to find out what interests a student and make it the curriculum. For instance, if a kid likes rap music or something, find some to analyze; better yet, have him bring it in.
I've attached the worksheet I use for this activity. A ground rule I've found to be helpful is: one conversation at a time. If this is a problem have them pass around an object. Only the person holding the object is allowed to speak. I've included a couple generic worksheets to help people understand how to read an article news, magazine and respond.
This is something I just found I still think I'd never be a reader if people teachers, parents didn't just read me good stories.
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I don't think I can underestimate the value of reading high interest material out loud to a group of language learners. Well, I let myself think about this for a night before I responded, so I hope some of this can give you ideas.
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If I think of anything else, I'll shoot you an e-mail. Best, John. Post a Comment. I know what you're thinking. I know that whenever anyone mentions using rubrics to assess creative work it's in jest. However, I've thought a lot about it, and here's what I came up with. I want to clarify that I use these only in "regular" english class not fiction when someone expresses interest in writing a story. I think rubrics can work to address some of the issues beginning writers face. No potential conflict of interest was reported by the authors.
Maryam Vaezi got her M. Her areas of interest are creative writing, writing assessment, and critical discourse analysis. He works on social issues in language education and linguistics. Skip to Main Content.
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