Lots of Participation; Lots of Thinking: Highlights from Jen Brimming’s Vocabulary Lesson

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02.18.22Plenty of Participation Tons of Imagining: Highlights from Jen Brimming’s Vocabulary Lesson

We’re excited to share this superb online video of Jen Brimming’s English lesson at Maritime Academy Plymouth.  Jen and her colleagues have been operating challenging to make their lecture rooms additional energetic and dynamic throughout the faculty and have been focusing on including Flip and Communicate and Connect with and Reaction into their typical approaches of participation to aid All people Writes and Chilly Connect with but also up the power stage.

At the exact time they’re been doing the job on becoming seriously crystal clear about Indicates of Participation- signalling to students how they must solution each and every concern.

Ultimately, Jen’s been operating on applying active practice to make vocabulary instruction much more successful. Basically that usually means: 1) start out with the definition 2) request students to play with the phrase and apply it in various settings and context to construct deep phrase knowledge 3) have a little bit of entertaining with terms.

You can see all of that in this wonderful clip:

We loved the way she well balanced brief writing prompts (Every person Writes) with Turn & Talks to create students’ self-confidence and increase their wondering prior to they were being called on to speak aloud.

We liked how crisp, engaging and energetic Jen’s cues for every sort of participation ended up. As a outcome the home crackles to lifestyle.

We cherished how this served Jen reach not only common participation but large quality contemplating about worthy queries.

We loved how effectively pupils considered about and understood the word “reprehensible,” implementing it to illustrations from several of the guides they’d read through.

All in all it is fantastic stuff… so wonderful that we persuaded Jen to chat about the get the job done they’ve been carrying out at Marine Academy with our own Jaimie Brillante.  We’ll share highlights from that interview in a coming blog put up.  In the meantime delight in the video and please sign up for us in thanking Jen and her college students for sharing their operate!

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