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  • ShellyTerrell.com Pear.ly/b7VkT Does it Add Up? Integra8ng STEM with ELLS
  • Welcome to my buffet! Serve yourself a plate, but dont get too stuffed.
  • It isnt that they cannot see the solu8on. It is that they cannot see the problem. ~GK Chesterton
  • Hard vs. Soft CLIL Soft- some language learning is taught with the content Hard- language and content are both taught at the same time
  • Content Communication Cognition Culture
  • Planning Lessons with the 4Cs Content- How can we make the material more accessible to our language learners? What might they already know about the topic? Communication- What vocabulary will students need to use? What grammar structures will they use? Cognition- What thinking tasks will they do? Classifying, identifying, etc. Culture- What cultural considerations can you make?
  • Activity: Give 1 example
  • First, lets brainstorm!
  • Mindmapping! Concept Mapping!
  • Popplet IOS App
  • Popplet.com
  • Idea Sketch for all devices http://www.nosleep.net/
  • Image by Brevard Public Schools 3D Graphic Organizers
  • Foldables http://pinterest.com/carlahab/math-foldables
  • Engaging activities!
  • Create videos of word problems
  • Free Lessons & Materials
  • Create videos of word problems
  • Educreations
  • Educreations
  • Kidblog.org/MrsWideensClass2/annalyseec/bus-math-problem
  • Rothinks.wordpress.com
  • Graphs of their Favorite TV Shows/Movies
  • Engage with realia & technology Thepegeek.com/2009/03/25/learning-the-skeleton-with-qr-codes/
  • QR Code Periodic Table with Symbols By Periodic Videos, Flickr Flickr.com/photos/periodicvideos/5915143448/
  • Sink or Float by Louisville Images, Flickr Make it hands-on! Sink or Float
  • STEM Cooking Little Chef Makes Waffles by cproppe, Flickr
  • Magic Tricks http://youtu.be/GbdOt_e4o3Q by @barbarabujtas
  • Image: 'student_ipad_school - 225 Flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6660135637 Found on flickrcc.net Useful Apps & Tools
  • yummymath.com
  • Heymath.com/web/funStuff/storymath.jsp Students learn math through online stories Includes problem solving, visuals, text & audio
  • Learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org Students learn math through online stories Includes text & audio & downloadable pdfs
  • Research Notes by CEThompson, Flickr, CC 2.0
  • Evernote IOS/Android/Web App Organize pictures, websites, notes, videos, audio notes, etc. Some text in images become searchable Organize by notebooks, tags, categories Syncs on all devices
  • Extend learning beyond the classroom Which mission should I complete?
  • EnglishStoryTime.pbworks.com
  • EnglishStoryTime.pbworks.com
  • sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm
  • sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm
  • Math Vs Zombies IOS K-5 https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/math-games-math-vs-zombies/id470896560?mt=8
  • The Digits Fraction Blast IOS/Android Watchthedigits.com The Digits is the greatest unknown rock band in the galaxy. Learn frac:ons through live ac:on video & games Pavi, Gorgolax, & Ray Ray ght the evil Marvwell Doomnger III who wants to use music to make the galaxy stupider. Get achievements drawn by comic book ar:sts
  • The Digits Fraction Blast IOS/Android Watchthedigits.com
  • Game Press Free for iPad -drag & drop - over 500 graphics, music, sound effects, particle effects -import your own pictures, graphics, animations, sound effects, music - create sound & special effects - physics engine for real world simulation
  • Science through Videos Youtube.com/user/ melodysheep Check for transcripts & closed captions Flip the class- add to a wiki, website or blog
  • Blubbr- Interactive Youtube Quizzes
  • Labeling: Classtools.net/education-games-php/postIt
  • Teach with Infographics
  • Piktochart.com
  • Team or Player Stats Thinglink.com/scene/363017711497773057
  • How do we support learners?
  • Mrswideen.com
  • Understand and simply difcult text
  • Visual Math Dictionary mathsisfun.com
  • Kids Picture Dictionary IOS App https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kids-picture-dictionary-educational/id482972824?mt=8
  • What were your 1 to 3 takeaways?
  • Pearltree Bookmarks Pear.ly/b7VkT
  • ShellyTerrell.com Twitter:@ShellTerrell Pear.ly/b7VkT Diigo.com/user/shellyterrell Facebook.com/ShellyTerrell Pinterest.com/shellyterrell Bit.ly/eltlinks