Topic 2: Strategies, Approaches and Techniques

Topic 2: Strategies, Approaches and Techniques

Working Learners – Strategies Overview

  1. Videos – Show videos to students of particular subjects, stories or plays to introduce and to finish the lesson
  2. Higher level of thinking skills instructional strategies – SIOP
  3. Cultural Responsive Instruction – Use students diverse backgrounds in creating lessons
  4. Hands-on activities – Bloom Ball Activity
  5. Music/Dance/Songs – Involvement
  6. Games – Cultural Bingo
  7. Reading/Writing activities – Journaling
  8. Role Play – News reporter/interviewer, characters
  9. Field Trips – Actual application
  10. Pairing – Non English speaker/reader/writer paired with intermediate level student who can speak the particular native language
  11. Cooperative Learning – Group 3-4 with specific roles
  12. Native language support – Tutors
  13. Collaboration – Among teachers: ESL and mainstream teachers
  14. Parental Involvement- Tutors as interpreters