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Realistic Teacher Development on short Summer School Courses
Teacher Development Induction with sessions for development Lesson Plan Pack Website with materials and guidance Developmental Observation Peer Observation Thought For The Day Buddy and level pools INSET
Young learners aged 7-17 years old 1500 students 120 Teachers 2 weeks to 3months 11 Centres
The Session. How can we provide some useful development in such a short time? Newly qualified teachers Busy timetable Part of the school for only a few weeks
Induction Pre-course induction (March or April) for those who can attend The language teachers use to challenge and motivate their students How to do Action Research Pre-course induction for each centre Classroom Management For Teenage classes Project work Effective homework Pronunciation features of English Error correction
Frankie Boyle comedian Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Give a man a fishing rod and… hell swap it for a fish.
OISE Internal website
On the website Lesson Plan Packs Photocopiable Materials Essays on teaching practice teachingenglish.org Developing Teachers teslji busy teachers onestopenglish etc. Weblinks & Videos OUP Pearson/Longman
Senior Teacher INSET session once a week Observation standardisation Teacher Training Workshop packs l
ESOL Teaching Skills Task Book Core issues in the learning context Micro skills of teaching ESOL Teaching skills-focused lessons Teaching language-focused lessons Materials and resources for teaching ESOL
ESOL Teaching Skills Task Book Unit 2: Micro skills of teaching ESOL Teacher language Questioning techniques Giving instructions Pace in the classroom Drilling techniques Conducting feedback on classroom activities Correcting spoken errors Correcting written language
Induction Do you do similar things? What do you do in your centres thats different than this?
INSET. Based on the observations. Where do teachers need most help? Project work with young learners (YLs) Arts and crafts for YLs Using interactive whiteboards with YLs Setting up speaking activities
Observation Before lesson Aims After lesson Let the teacher talk about their lesson Ideas from the teacher after reflection Questions from senior teacher A unit from the self study pack (NZ) A relevant essay on the website links Peer observation
Why use peer observation? Observation tends to be hierarchical Building trust between colleagues Develops the teacher by reflecting on lessons Discover What youre doing is what everyone else is doing-building confidence
OPEN DOOR DAY
How Name Class Time (and duration)
How does it work? The senior teacher covers each teacher for a lesson The teacher can observe one (or two) teachers
The Rules No one talks about peer observation For teachers by teachers
An Observation Task
ERROR CORRECTION When does the teacher correct errors (write down the stage of the lesson)? How does the teacher deal sensitively with correction? (write examples of what the teacher says/does.) Could there be more correction? When? How? ………….
The staffroom Day 2 What challenges are there with discipline today? Why did this happen? How did you deal with it? GOOD MORNING OISE!!!!! Thought for the day
Buddy system Level pools
Teacher Development Induction with sessions for development. Lesson Plan Pack Website with materials and guidance Developmental Observation Peer Observation Thought For The Day Buddy and level pools INSET
Discuss What else do you do in your centre(s) during summer school to help teacher development?
Realistic Teacher Development For Summer Courses Glasgow Online.