Content-based Instruction. Richard Boyum US Embassy Bangkok Leslie Opp-Beckman University of Oregon. Topics, Session 07. Announcements Overview Activity 1: Graphic Organizers Definition, Rationale, Examples Activity 2: Resources More Examples Conclusion, Q & A. Announcements.
Activity 1: Graphic Organizers
Definition, Rationale, Examples
Activity 2: Resources
Conclusion, Q & A
Videoconference #8 is July 29(instead of July 22).
Opening remarks today from University of Oregon President Dave Frohnmayer
Hanoi is joining us todayas well.
Started with language immersion education in Canada in 1965.
Uses the target language as the vehicle through which subject matter content is learned.
Combines specific content with language teaching goals.
Compare and Contrast
See: Videoconference #7 links to the Everything ESL web site,
“Graphic Organizers forContent Instruction”
Academic or subjects across the curriculum.
News, current events.
Intersect with projects.
Text or multi-media.
Context-dependent and more “natural” or “authentic” in nature.
Language is linked with meaning.
Works well with critical thinking and cooperative (group) learning.
Works well with large classes and integrated skills.
Surveys and interviews.
Songs and video.
Student research projects.
Creative projects (school newspaper, posters, bulletin boards, stories, poems.)
Rank Order Resources
Print material (e.g. magazines)
Audio, video (e.g. stories, music)
Images (e.g. photos, drawings)
Internet (web sites)
Realia (e.g. food, toys)
Newspapers and news web sites.
Image, audio, and video.
Drama, songs, treasure hunts, realia, web quests.
Penpals, keypals, voicepals, exchange projects (iEARN).
Fits well with other approaches and strategies.
Can be implemented alongside existing curriculum.
Need not be expensive or time-consuming.
Supports real-life learning.