GENERATING ORAL PROJECTS THROUGH CRITICAL THINKING
REFLECTING Have you worked with a project in your classroom? Share your experience. What was your role as a teacher ?
1.ORAL PROJECTS Experiences gear to a specific goal or objective. Work on long-term challenges that involve real- life problems Uses new technologies Student's role is collaborative,cooperative Students-as-workers and problem solvers Teacher's role as a facilitator, a guide Link: http://www.masternewmedia.org/project-based-learning-how-students-learn-teamwork-critical-thinking-and-communication-skills/#ixzz0qwfSZTZIhttp://www.masternewmedia.org/project-based-learning-how-students-learn-teamwork-critical-thinking-and-communication-skills/#ixzz0qwfSZTZI
REFLECTION What activities do you consider you have done in your class that develop students thinking and creativity? What impact do your activities have on your students, regarding long-life learning? How do your activities reach out to learners needs?
2. CRITICAL THINKING Think logically, analyze and compare, question and evaluate. The starting point is a question The process is thinking to seek the answer Developing skills as: comparing, analyzing, defining, inferring, synthesizing, interpreting, making decisions, reconstructing, self correcting.
REFLECTION What stage are you in? What stage are your students in?
3. STRATEGIC PLANNING VISION "Today's graduates need to be critical thinkers, problem solvers, and effective communicators who are proficient in both core subjects and new, twenty-first-century content and skills," according to Results that Matter: 21st Century Skills and High School Reform, a report issued in March by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.Results that Matter: 21st Century Skills and High School Reform
Learning and thinking skills Information and communications-technology literacy skills Life skills Interpersonal and project-management skills Research skills
Good communicators Great collaborators Responsible Self-managers Good team partners and leaders
MISSION Create teams Introduce a complex entry question Calendar the project Provide timely assessments
To collaboratework in teams To think critically take on complex problems To communicate orallypresent To communicate by writing To learn technology To develop citizenship write use technology take on civic and global issues OBJECTIVE
CHARACTERISTICS GEOGRAPHY HISTORY CULTURE ECONOMY ? BORDERS LAKES, RIVERS, MOUNTAINS… FOUNDATION WARS….. FOOD……INDUSTRY ……
INTERCULTURAL EXCHANGE VIDEO INTERNET PRESENTER Where are you from? Have you lived there all your life? What do you do on the weekends? What places do turists visit? What is the typical food? What is the capital? What states limit with it? What part of the United States is it in ? How is the landscape ? What do people do ? How do you travel?
20 QUESTION ACTIVITY The questions in papers Students take turns taking one question and asking it to the presenter The presenter answers the questions in a round table
CONVERSATION Hi, where are you from? I’m from Texas, and you? I’m from California. I love the beach. What sports do you practice?
COUNTRY FAIR A FAMOUS CHARACTER TELEPHONE CONVERSATIONS ROLE PLAY A SHORT STORY NEWS ROLE PLAY FAMOUS RED CARPET RETELLING A FAIRY TALE TO SELL A NEW PRODUCT MUPPET SHOW
How can I apply an oral project planned through critical thinking ideas an actions to broaden my students skills and trigger their thinking ?
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