Session # 4: Strategies. Sarah Roberts firstname.lastname@example.org. Presenter Background. “In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” ~Eric Hoffer, philosopher. Content Objectives:
“In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.”
~Eric Hoffer, philosopher
Identify appropriate learning strategies appropriate to a lesson’s objectives.
Incorporate explicit instruction and student practice of metacognitive and cognitive strategies into lesson plans.
Recognize the value of scaffolding instruction and identify techniques to scaffold for verbal, procedural, and instructional understanding.
Discuss language learning strategies to use with students.
Discuss the importance of asking higher-order questions to students of all proficiency levels.
Write a set of questions with increasing levels of difficulty on one topic.Objectives
Questioning for Clarification
CALLA:The Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach Integration of Content, Metacognition, and Cognition for Strategic Academic Success
Teaching by Example
SIOP’s Strategy Component
“You’ll notice that many of the recommended practices for children learning a second language parallel our recommendations for all students. Though all kids benefit from them, children learning a second language depend on these practices. Without them, school can be a confusing and frustrating place. With these practices, school makes sense for second language learners and they join their classmates in learning throughout the day.”