2Learning Takes Practice! Sent to meBy Ruth Byronfrom BoyesElementaryA Frickin ' ElephantJake is 5 and learning to read. He points at a picture in a zoo book and says, “Look Mama! It's a frickin' Elephant!”Deep breath ... “What did you call it?”“It's a frickin' Elephant, Mama! It says so on the picture!”And so it does .. “A f r i c a n Elephant”
4Content Objectives: Language Objectives: Identify a variety of ways for students to enhance their learning through hands-on practice.Language Objectives:Discuss the importance of linking practice and application activities to specific lesson objectives
5PracticeYuliya Hall is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Russia. She began competing internationally for the Soviet Union in 1984, and is a two-time USSR National Champion in all around gymnastics (achieving Elite level at the age of 10), a two-time USA National Champion, and World Cup Champion. She is currently on the USA National Team and is the highest ranked women's tumbler in the U.S. Yuliya has coached in southeastern Idaho since 1997, and currently resides in Idaho Falls (and she’s married to Shelly’s brother!)
6Building Background - APK Think of a hobby, sport, or other skill at which you have become quite accomplished.What role did practice play?
7Building Background - APK Would you have learned as much by listening to someone else explain it, reading a book about it, or watching a video about it?
8How Important Is Practice? Strategy 4: Practice (Marzano)Strategy 3: Revisit, review, re-teach, revise (Fogarty)Classroom Structure: “Say, See, Do” Teaching (Jones)SIOP Component 6: Practice & Application (Short, Vogt, and Echiverria)
9Which of the following require practice in order to do them well? ReadingWritingListeningSpeakingScienceMathSocial StudiesFine Arts / MusicForeign LanguagesPhysical EducationBusiness / Computer SkillsProfessional Technical SkillsOthers?
10Are You Really Allowing Practice Time? If the teacher prompts and gives feedback – but no recorded score – the activity is practice / instruction.If the teacher records a score, the activity is assessment – not practice.Pollock, 2007
11So… You HAVE NOT yet provided practice. If you teach and/or model your objectives,……but then immediately assign a task that will culminate in a score…You HAVE NOT yet provided practice.
12OverviewIn Component 6: Practice & Application, teachers give students a chance to practice new material with careful teacher oversight to demonstrate mastery.Aim for practice in all four language skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
13SIOP Features: Component 6 F20 - Hands-on materials / manipulatives provided for students to practice using new content knowledgeF21 - Activities provided for students to apply content and language objectivesF22 - Activities integrate all language skills: reading, writing, listening, speaking
14As we watch the video, notice… Did the instructor allow hands-on, active practice of skills?Did activities allow students to apply content and language objectives?Did practice include reading, writing, listening, and speaking?8:0015:3742:35
17Practice / Application Write down one of the objectives you are working on today or tomorrow (language or content objective)Design a practice / application for the objective that includes the features of Component 6.Integration of Reading,Writing, Listening &SpeakingHands-OnActivities Provided for PRACTICE of Objectives
18Content Objectives: Language Objectives: Identify a variety of ways for students to enhance their learning through hands-on practice.Language Objectives:Discuss the importance of linking practice and application activities to specific lesson objectives
19Anita Archer’s Model of Effective Instruction I do it.We do it.You do it.PRACTICEAssessment