For English Language Learners, Day 1 (Denver, Colorado)
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Hold the power and simplicity of classbuilding in your hands! Create a caring, cooperative classroom using energizing, classbuilding strategies. Students get out of their seats and have the opportunity to interact with their classmates in a positive way. This SmartCard provides the rationale for classbuilding, and a step-by-step description of 11 fun and practical classbuilding strategies for your class, including: Corners, Find Someone Who, Inside-Outside Circle, Mix-N-Match, Similarity Groups, Stir-The-Class, and Who Am I.
Communication Boosters SmartCard
Boost your students’ communication skills. Build interpersonal relations. Transform your class into a more caring community. Do it all with gambits —functional phrases that empower students to say just the right thing. Whether they’re saying hello or goodbye to teammates, disagreeing politely, asking for clarification, building creativity, or keeping the team on task, they’ll know how to say it with style. In this SmartCard, you will find over 200 gambits designed to stretch your students’ verbal/linguistic intelligence. Plus, you’ll find structures for generating, using, and sharing gambits. Watch as your students work together more harmoniously. Listen as your students become more caring, respectful, and positive.
Match Mine: Language Builder Book
Teach vocabulary and communication skills with this cooperative game. Partners sit on opposite sides of a barrier. Each has a game board and game pieces copied from this book. For example, each student receives a zoo game board and zoo animal game pieces. One student places her animals in the empty spots on the zoo game board. Now here's the challenge: Through talking only, that student must describe how she arranged her animals in the zoo so her partner can ?match? the layout. As students try to make a match (?place the zebra in the bottom space that has the tree on the right side?), they must communicate clearly using the target vocabulary. Book includes 30 games focusing on must-know vocabulary including: animals, food, clothes, transportation, weather, sports, human body, and many more. 136 pages.
Promote attentive listening with these paraphrasing gambit chips. After a teammate is done sharing, the next student must use a paraphrasing chip before he or she may share. For example, “Your main point is…” “I heard you say…” Set also works to paraphrase teacher instructions and lessons.
Same-Different Fairy Tales Book
Your students learn analytic thinking skills and communication skills as they play these energizing games. Students work in pairs or teams on opposite sides of a barrier to discover what's the same and what's different in two carefully illustrated pictures. The holiday version has each holiday of the school year! The fairy tales book has your students' favorite fairy tales such as Cinderella, Goldilocks, Hansel & Gretel, Jack & the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Pinocchio, Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, and Three Little Pigs. The game is easy to set up and play. Includes instructions and blackline illustrations, recording sheets, and keys for each holiday and fairy tale. Guaranteed to be a favorite in your class. 84 pages.
Same-Different Holidays Book
Your students learn analytic thinking skills and communication skills as they play these energizing games. Students work in pairs or teams on opposite sides of a barrier to discover what's the same and what's different in two carefully illustrated pictures. The holiday version has each holiday of the school year! The fairy tales book has your students' favorite fairy tales such as Cinderella, Goldilocks, Hansel & Gretel, Jack & the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Pinocchio, Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, and Three Little Pigs. The game is easy to set up and play. Includes instructions and blackline illustrations, recording sheets, and keys for each holiday and fairy tale. Guaranteed to be a favorite in your class. 88 pages.
Smart Card: Second Language Learning
Whether learning English as a Second Language or a World Language, having multiple opportunities to practice the target language allows for increased retention and acquisition. With this Kagan SmartCard you will have some of the best strategies to organize communication for all learners, at all levels of language acquisition. These simple, yet innovative Kagan Structures promote communication and increase language production. In the traditional classroom, students practice language only when called upon to produce language. In the classroom where the teacher uses Kagan Structures, the frequency of student communication and language practice is increased significantly. With these structures language is being practiced all over the room from the voices of the learners and not just from the teacher. Language learning becomes functional, communicative, and meaningful!
Talking Teamwork Poster Set (6 posters)
Build team communication skills with these phrases and sentence starters your students can use during their cooperative interactions. Includes 6 posters: Praising, Paraphrasing, Disagreeing Politely, Requesting Help, Appreciating, Hello & Goodbye.
Have all the wonders of teambuilding at your fingertips! Build students’ will to work together and their cooperative teamwork skills using empowering teambuilding strategies. Give students the opportunity to interact with their teammates in a positive way. Build teams in which Together Everyone Achieves More! This SmartCard provides the rationale for teambuilding, and a step-by-step description of 14 fun and practical teambuilding strategies for your class, including: 4S Brainstorming, Find-the-Fib, Match Mine, Pairs Compare, Team Interview, and Team Project.
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