Presentation on theme: "Action Plan Teachers:Muhammad Saeed Shaikh Class:O Level, Senior 2 Subject:English Language Date:01 September 2011 For September 2011 The City School,"— Presentation transcript:
Action Plan Teachers:Muhammad Saeed Shaikh Class:O Level, Senior 2 Subject:English Language Date:01 September 2011 For September 2011 The City School, Gulshan Boys Campus Karachi
Long – Term To unleash the potential of the pupils making them: More competitive to meet the challenges of the 21 st century. More communicative to be more competitive. More skilled to be more communicative. To inspire them to be a better and beneficial person. Goals
Short – Term Goals In the up-coming session I shall: Adopt computer-based instruction methodology involving – Understanding how to describe different aspects (people/things/places/phenomena & experience/events) – Creative ability – Persuasive writing Ensure more collaborative learning on the part of the pupils to enhance: – Worksheets on MS Word – Result Sheets on MS Excel – Presentations on MS Powerpoint
ANALYZING EVALUATING CREATING REMEMBERING UNDERSTANDING APPLYING Communication & Information Skills Information and Media Literacy Skills Accessing & Analyzing Information Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving Skills Problem Identification, Formulation and Solution Creativity and Intellectual Curiosity Critical Thinking, High-Order Thinking Interpersonal & Self-Direction Skills Self-Direction Agility, Accountability and Adaptability Leadership & Responsibility Interpersonal and Collaboration Initiative & Entrepreneurialism Blooming Skills of 21 st Century HIGHER ORDER THINKING LOWER ORDER THINKING
The Time-Line: For September 2011 Effective communication WEEK1WEEK1 WEEK2WEEK2 WEEK3WEEK3. Descriptive Essays Speech Writing Delivering the speeches WEEK4WEEK4 Descriptions
TASKS & MODES MODES OF LEARNING GOALS STUDENTS CENTERED INSTRUCTION 21st Century Students Skills 21st Century Teachers Approaches Developing compositions: Describing people, places or events Intellectual Curiosity Critical Thinking Problem Identification Effective Questioning Intervening Developing Persuasive Writing: Writing speeches Creativity Intellectual Curiosity Problem Identification Listening & Speaking Giving Directions Encouraging Individualistically Competitively The Arrow shows the direction of the order of thinking.
Model Lesson Type 1: Describing: – A person – An interesting place – A significant thing – A phenomenon Comprehending The Description Essays Passage B Describing an interesting – Experience or an event ALL ABOUT DESCRIPTIVE ESSAYSSAMPLE DESCRIPTIVE ESSAY HOW TO DESCRIBE THE WEATHERHOW TO DESCRIBE PEOPLE
Applying Cognitive Domain of Blooms Taxonomy Sample: Lesson On Description Essay Remembering What is a description essay? Understanding What is the difference between a description and narration? Applying Give examples of describing people. Analyzing Can the students identify the adjectives in a given passage? Evaluating Can the students tell the apt descriptions from the lacking- ones. Creating Can the students justifiably describe the given aspect?
ChallengesSolutions INCOMPREHENSIBILITY Collaborative Work [pair-work] Effective Questioning Technique LACK OF INTEREST Usage of 21st Century Technology [use of internet] Effective Encouraging Skills DISRUPTIVENESS Presentations Effective Intervening Skills Effective Monitoring UNAVAILABILITY OF RESOURCES Prior Information to Management Well-Planned Activities Utilizing Cellular Technology
RESOURCES The Manual of Intel Teach Program, Getting Started Course. The Curriculum of The City School, Gulshan Boys Campus. Assistance Provided By The Instructors of Intel Teach Program. Blooms Taxonomy The Wild World of The World Wide Web.
CONCLUSION I realized I will have to be: APPROACHABLE INTERACTIVE TRUST-WORTHY During The Intel Teach – Getting Started Course… by adopting the approaches and strategies of 21 st century. the need to embellish my instructional potentiality
Acknowledgement Thank you Intel Teach Program Team… For their benevolent guidance & support. For rekindling a fervor of improving myself so as to be more competitive.