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Interactive_Activities

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Designing Interactive Activities

for the Young Learner EFL Classroom 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Description 

In this session we will work with Hot Potatoes to prepare activities for the young learner EFL classroom

 

Objectives 

To familiarize participants with Hot Potatoes

To give them the opportunity to create a variety of activiites using Hot Potatoes

To evaluate the program

 

Target audience 

EFL teachers of learners aged 7-12 with basic computer skills.

 

Interest Sections

 

Elementary Education IS and EFL-IS

 

 


 

 

Weekly content

 

Week 1 

Introductions, completing a survey

 

Week 2 

Presentation of interactive activities / related literature / discussion / intro to hot potatoes - presentation - review.  Discussion on the advantages and dissadvantages of the programme, Hot Potatoes

 

Week 3 

Downloading the programme, going though tutorials.   

 

Week 4 

Prepare activites on JMix, JMatch and JCross.  Post brief comments on the procedure and impressions.

 

Week 5 

Prepare activities on Jcloze, JQuiz.  Post brief comments and impressions.  Upload activities.  Prepare a hot potatoes revies - evaluation with sugestions on how to use activities in the classroom.

 

Week 6  

Upload review .Follow up discussion and conclusions.

 

 

Moderators 

 

              Joanna Rodiki Petrides 

Hello from Cyprus!!!

Sending the first message as required. This is my first time on this session and I'm really looking forward to it.

I am a trained primary school teacher and EFL teacher currently employed by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, as an EFL teacher and an EFL co-ordinator and advisor for primary education (BEd, Masters in Applied Linguistics for Language teaching, PhD in teaching EFL to young primary school learners). My areas of interest are teacher training, use of computer and technology in the classroom, EFL-ESL teaching.

 

 

   Rubena St. Louis

Rubena has a MSc. in Applied Linguistics from Simón Bolívar University, in Venezuela where she teaches in their graduate program and ESP courses (English for Science and Technology and English for Computer Science) at undergraduate level. Her interests include cognition and learning, Materials development and Evaluation, Language Teaching Methodologies, Information and Communication Technology in Language Learning and Autonomous Learning.  

 

 

Communication tools to be used

 

Yahoo Group for email list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/interactiveactivities/

 

Wiki with syllabus and activities: http://interactiveactivities.pbwiki.com/

 

Hot Potatoes may be downloaded at http://hotpot.uvic.ca/

 

 

Join this session

 

 

To join this group:

 

From January 1 to 12:

 

  1. Go to:  http://groups.yahoo.com/group/interactiveactivities/

     

  2. Click on the blue button:  (This is just an image). The real button is on the Yahoo Group. If you don´t have a Yahoo ID, you will be prompted to create one (it is free).

     

  3. Follow the instructions

 

 

 

Note: When you register for the group, you will have to be approved by the moderator. In order to reduce the possibility of "unwanted" members (such as spammers), please be sure to explain who you are and why you want to enroll in the session. This message will only be seen by the session moderator

 

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