Teaching the Core Skills of Listening and Speaking

Author: Erik Palmer

Publisher: ASCD


Category: Education

Page: 202

View: 942

With the Common Core State Standards emphasizing listening and speaking across the curriculum, these long-neglected language arts are regaining a place in schools. For teachers, this means reexamining practices and rethinking expectations. How much do we know about teaching listening and speaking as the complex communication skills they are? How do we teach students to discuss appropriately, integrate and understand the mountains of information they receive, and express themselves clearly and effectively? In this lively and practical book, 20-year teaching veteran Erik Palmer presents an approach aligned to the six Common Core anchor standards for speaking and listening but focused on preparing students for 21st century communication inside and beyond the classroom. Here, you'll get concrete guidance for teaching and assessing * Collaborative discussion * Listening and media literacy * Questioning and reasoning * Speech presentation * Effective multimedia use * Adapting speech to different content and tasks With due respect to reading and writing, we do most of our communicating--in the classroom and in life--through listening and speaking. Filled with examples and specific activities targeted to variety of subjects and grade levels, this book is an essential resource for all teachers interested in helping students acquire core skills that cross the content areas and support long-term success.

The Language of Learning

Teaching Students Core Thinking, Listening, and Speaking Skills

Author: Margaret Berry Wilson

Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.


Category: Education

Page: 216

View: 610

Your essential guide for teaching core competencies that every child needs for developing into a highly engaged, self-motivated learner. The Language of Learning offers a practical approach to teaching essential communication skills: Listening and understanding; Thinking before speaking; Speaking clearly and concisely; Asking thoughtful questions; Giving high-quality answers; Backing up opinions with reasons and evidence; Agreeing thoughtfully; Disagreeing respectfully.

Own Any Occasion

Mastering the Art of Speaking and Presenting

Author: Erik Palmer

Publisher: ASTD DBA Association for Talent Development


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 184

View: 417

Presenting an easy system that will help you become the best speaker you can be in any situation, this practical book shows readers how to craft the perfect message and captivate audiences with exceptional delivery, no matter the circumstance. --

Researching in a Digital World

How do I teach my students to conduct quality online research?

Author: Erik Palmer

Publisher: ASCD


Category: Education

Page: 58

View: 497

A step-by-step guide for teaching students at all grade levels to conduct deeper, smarter, and more responsible research in an online environment.

Teaching the Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards

Strategies and Digital Tools

Author: Kristen Swanson

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 397

Discover how to integrate the Common Core speaking and listening standards into any grade level or content area with the specific instructional frameworks in this user-friendly guide. Learn how to give your students the skills and experiences they need to become successful communicators in the 21st Century! The frameworks are enhanced with a thorough, easy-to-understand explanation of the Common Core State Standards authentic classroom examples from multiple grade levels and subjects rubrics and assessment options Speaking and listening in the digital age requires proficient use of digital tools—this must-have resource gives you practical ideas and directions to integrate powerful technology tools seamlessly into your instruction.

Linking K-2 Literacy and the Common Core

Mini-Lessons that Work!

Author: Connie Campbell Dierking

Publisher: Capstone


Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 781

The skills and strategies students practice to become proficient writers also nudge them closer to becoming proficient readers, so how can K-2 teachers connect reading and writing instruction in meaningful ways that allow students to go deeper in their thinking? This revised second edition provides tips, tools, and mini-lessons for integrating reading, writing, and speaking and listening. Each operational, print awareness, craft, and foundational writing mini-lesson identifies the connecting point to reading and speaking and listening with Target Skills¨ that can and should be revisited and reinforced during your reading block and any content area. By design, these books are not printable from a reading device. To request a PDF of the reproducible pages, please contact customer service at 1-888-262-6135.

EFL Learners’ Metacognitive Awareness in Listening Performance

Author: Ismail Baniadam

Publisher: GRIN Verlag


Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 23

View: 662

Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year 2018 in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, Urmia University (Urmia University of Medical Sceinces), course: TEFL, language: English, abstract: Metacognition defined as the knowledge and ability to monitor and control cognitive conditions in the learning process. Listening is the most important skill of the four language skills in both learning and teaching and plays an important role in our daily life. Although nowadays there is a deeper perception of listening, it needs more attention and research. The present study investigates the relationship between the Metacognitive awareness and listening performance of English as foreign language learners. The participants were 50 Iranian male students of English language institutes. They completed Metacognitive Awareness Listing Questionnaire (MALQ) and listening section of the final exam. First the listening section were of the final exam was applied to the participants at classrooms by the teacher. Immediately after the administration of the examination, the MALQ were conducted. The analysis exposed a weak positive relationship between learners` Metacognitive awareness scores and listening performance. Although correlation was not high, still there is more correlation in problem solving, directed attention and planning evaluation than others.

In the Best Interest of Students

Staying True to What Works in the ELA Classroom

Author: Kelly Gallagher

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers


Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 281

What is in the best interest of our students? Is it teaching to the newest standards movement, like the Common Core? Teaching that prepares students to take a test? Or is it something more meaningful and authentic? In his new book, In the Best Interest of Students, Kelly Gallagher notes that there are real strengths in the Common Core standards, and there are significant weaknesses as well. He takes the long view, reminding us that standards come and go but what remains constant is the need to stay true to what we know works in the teaching of reading, writing, speaking and listening. Instead of blindly adhering to the latest standards movement, Kelly advocates: · Dialing up the amount of reading and writing students are doing. · Balancing rigorous, high-quality literature and non-fiction with high-interest, student-selected titles. · Giving students much more choice when it comes to reading and writing activities. · Encouraging readers to deepen their comprehension by moving beyond the "four corners of the text." · Using modeling to enrich students' writing skills in the prewriting, drafting, and revision stages. · Helping young writers to achieve more authenticity through the blending of genres. · Resisting the de-emphasis of narrative and imaginative reading and writing. · Providing students with more opportunities to sharpen their listening and speaking skills · Planning lessons that move beyond Common Core expectations. In this provocative and insightful new book, Kelly surveys the teaching landscape since the publication of his highly regarded book Readicide, and finds that although some progress has been made, more needs to be done. Amid the frenzy of trying to teach to a new set of standards, Kelly Gallagher is a strong voice of reason, reminding us that instruction should be anchored around one guiding question: What is in the best interest of our students?

Developing Materials for Language Teaching

Author: Brian Tomlinson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing


Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 418

This supplementary ebook contains the 12 chapters from the first edition of Brain Tomlinson's comprehensive Developing Materials for Language Teaching on various aspects of materials development for language teaching that did not, for reasons of space, appear in the second edition.

The Future of Foreign Language Education in the United States

Author: Terry A. Osborn

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group


Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 557

Focuses on the possibilities for reform in foreign language education, including interdisciplinary, literary, teacher education, heritage language learning, and critical pedagogical approaches. Attention is also paid to epistemological, historical, and "new science" paradigmatic examinations of the field.