Keep talking: L2 activities in the classroom presented by Gisela Hoecherk-Aden and Shelley Chasse-Johndro.
Session opened with the caveat that the technology was not working. Opening question: how do we know when we are fluent??
Lots of feedback.
Use phrases that empower and have them around the classroom. *That's my word wall!!*
Culturally appropriate body language
This session was also for ESL. Hard to hear presenters. Due to a canceled session the room was full and some women had no place to sit. In the DR all the men would have stood and given their seat. I count four men in seats and 10 women standing. AI AI AI.....
Vocabulary and Grammar Review Games by Tad Williams and Amber Burks
Opened the session with a nice chime! I liked the zen sound that got our attention. Way better than a "grito".
Disguise grammar with games
Competition encourages participation
(note--bulleted slides drive me berserk--talk to us--)
Body and brain need to both be active--get up and out of seats, interact
She is going to show us a ton of games! Cool!!