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Global Tendencies – Local Dependencies . Vera Bobkova British Council - Moscow. You can find this presentation at . I. Ideas from IATEFL 2012 II. New Educational Standard for Primary Schools. pollev.com. What associations of EFL teachers do you know/belong to?. In groups or pairs: .

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Global Tendencies – Local Dependencies

Vera Bobkova

British Council - Moscow


You can find this presentation at


I. Ideas from IATEFL 2012II. New Educational Standard for Primary Schools


pollev.com


What associations of EFL teachers do you know/belong to?

In groups or pairs:


IATEFL -

- International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

- IATEFL Conference 2012 — the 46th!

http://iatefl.britishcouncil.org/2012/


IATEFL 2012

YLE exams are getting more popular.

More books for preparation


IATEFL 2012

- 'Mighty Starters/Movers/Flyers' by Delta Publishinghttp://www.deltapublishing.co.uk/titles/young-learners/mighty-movers

- Succeed in Cambridge YLE Practice Tests by Andrew Betsis ELT http://www.andrewbetsiselt.gr/Cambridge-exams.html


What is IATEFL?


Crazy Animals And Other Activities for Teaching English to Young Learners — BC project.

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/publications/crazy-animals-other-activities-teaching-young-learners


IATEFL 2012

Collins 'Picture Dictionary for Young Learners'


IATEFL 2012

'Teaching Young Learners to Think' by H. Puchta & M. Williams (Helbling Languages)

http://www.helblinglanguages.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=74&Itemid=362


IATEFL 2012 talks on YL (video available)

- Teaching Young Learners to Think by Marion Williams.

- British Council Signature Event: Global Primary ELT Issues.

-Speak and Spell: Online phonics for Yls by Jo Hayes.


IATEFL 2012 talks on YL (video available)

- Young learner writing and the storyline approach by Sharon Ahlquist.

All can be found athttp://iatefl.britishcouncil.org/2012/sessions


Where can you find a pdf version of 'Crazy Animals' book based on British Council research?


Who wrote 'Teaching Young Learners to Think'?


How can you find all those video sessions from IATEFL conference?


IATEFL 2012

An amazing resource! http://www.growstorygrow.com/


PART II


There are so many nice things available

  • But we have to fit our teaching into the New State Educational Standard


And it feels like this sometimes :


What are the new trends in teaching young learners where you teach?

In groups or pairs:


What is the New Educational Standard about? What requirements of the Standard do you fill you fullfill?

In groups or pairs:


The New Educational Standard


1. Learning by Doing approach


2. Learning by doing :


2. Study Skills

  • Some kind of 'How To' section;

  • Shift from knowledge-based to competence-based approach.


2. Study Skills


3. ICT skills like:

  • Ten finger typing method;

  • Electronic and online dictionaries;

  • Kids create rather than use;

  • School VLE.


3. ICT skills like:


4. Fostering Patriotism:

  • Know more about local culture;

  • Compare it with other cultures.


4. Fostering Patriotism:


What textbook does your school use?


Wordle with publishers:

.


Why was this textbook chosen:

.


How close is your textbook to the new demands?


Which component lacks attention:

.


So what are the needs of the Standard?


Way Ahead 4, Macmillan


Excellent! 2, Longman


Possible websites:

http://www.whattimeisit.com/convert.htm - time converter

http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/ - see what time it is in other cities


Playway to English, Cambridge


+wiki or a blog OR

http://voki.com/


Excellent! 2, Longman


+ http://tinyurl.com/7zw3sn3

Tell what you did last week & add your name, please


Kid's Box 2, CUP


+http://www.123greetings.com/ or the like


If the task is to make a poster for a project, how can we make it more 'tech-savvy'?


References :

http://iatefl.britishcouncil.org/2012/sessions


Thanks for Your Attention!

Vera Bobkova

bobkovavera@gmail.com


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