Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Giving teachers the confidence to engage in meaningful active classroom research: Case studies from the MFL teaching community in the UK Suzi Bewell The.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Giving teachers the confidence to engage in meaningful active classroom research: Case studies from the MFL teaching community in the UK Suzi Bewell The."— Presentation transcript:

1 Giving teachers the confidence to engage in meaningful active classroom research: Case studies from the MFL teaching community in the UK Suzi Bewell The University of York PGCE Modern Languages Course Leader

2 Who am I? mum and wife MFL teacher &MFL teacher teacher trainer Early Career Researcher part-time freelance consultant

3 In this session, I will … -provide concrete examples of how time-poor teachers can engage with small-scale active classroom research -draw on my own teaching career including time spent as a lead practitioner for languages for the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust -share examples from the Masters level work of my PGCE MFL trainees -focus on the 2013 MFL classroom-based research evidence of CfBT

4 Early Career Researcher https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rg7mTm2 UHWU

5 SSAT Lead Practitioner accelerating-language-learning-using-phonics/ ments/handbooks/home- school_relationships.pdf

6 MFL in the Press gb/files/UKNewsletter_Spring2013.pdf

7 University of York Trainees M Level work

8 University of York M-level case studies

9 Reflection time – SWOT Analysis Key Question: Why are many teachers scared of the ‘R’ word? Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats

10 Weaknesses Threats

11 Strengths Opportunities

12 Want to know more? ‘The Quiet Revolution’ (2013, CfBT) … so quiet no-one knows about it! https://www.york.ac.uk/iee/research/index.htm Modern-Foreign-Languages-A-Practitioner-s-Perspective

13 What next? Find something that you are passionate about changing for the better (and for the greater good of other professionals in your field) Collaborate - Investigate – Summarize - Share

14 Concluding comments: Research is for normal teachers and not just for ‘University types’ Research should be active & classroom-based If you don’t have the time to write up your findings, find someone who does RESEARCH

15 Be brave! Be bold! Don’t always do as you’re told! Suzi Bewell The University of York PGCE Modern Languages Course Leader


Download ppt "Giving teachers the confidence to engage in meaningful active classroom research: Case studies from the MFL teaching community in the UK Suzi Bewell The."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google