As you have learned, teaching vocabulary is one of the most important things we can do. In this exercise, you are going to create a virtual vocabulary mind map and then paste your mind map into the discussion. Here is a video to show you how to create the mind map on bubbl.us (Links to an external site.).
Wait Time English as a Second Language
CALP Comprehensible Input
Language Objectives Four Domains of Language
Language Proficiency Levels Affective Filter Hypothesis
Communicative Language Teaching Assessment
Vocabulary Development Receptive Skills
Use the site us (Links to an external site.) to create a map that includes 10 vocabulary words from the list below. Through the map, demonstrate how the words are connected.
Create a vocabulary map that shows logical connections between the words based on the concepts learned in this course.
For a quick tutorial of bubbl.us, watch Recording #52 (Links to an external site.)
Your audience will be a group of colleagues who are unfamiliar with these ideas or who need clarification and strategies to help with the presented problem.
Your role will be a well-informed teacher with knowledge of teaching ELLs.
The format is a discussion post.
The purpose is to explain the information in a way to help others.