Utilising Total Language Resources (TLR) for learning. TLR includes dialects, registers, varieties of languages students know and bring to class.
His lecture today forms the basis of his PhD studies.
Cognitive and academic engagement of culturally diverse students.
Translanguaging (Ofelia Garcia)
Student autonomy over their own learning.
Cognitive engagement and identity engagement.
Collaborative enquiry – make significant links to students’ lives and experiences.
All about language learning vs literacy.
Inclusive teaching in the classroom.
Language learning is about transferring skills. Literacy is about building new skills.
Notes on the introduction to AKTESOL’s Winter Solstice Expo 2015.
Superdiversity – City of Auckland.
I heard about this Expo from Maree Jeurissen who manages the TESSOL GradDip at UoA where I have studied. I decided this would be good external PD for this year, plus the fact that I know one of the speakers, and another is an ex TESSOL lecturer – John McCaffery.
Notes on each presentation I attended follow on from here.