This page contains links to weekly agendas, assignment sheets, and other materials for Professor Nielsen's Span 476R/496R Seminar in Spanish Teaching course for student teachers and interns.

Daily Assignments


14 de Febrero

Bienvenida: spanrunner
Food: spanrunner

1.Entregan la tarea Unit Overview
2. Hablaremos acerca de assessments
adaptations
powerpoint
3. Reciban sus Contextual Factors y tiempo para preguntas

7 de Febrero


  1. Entregan en papel sus Contextual Factors
  2. Unit Overview
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1 de Febrero

  1. Sus Contextual Factors entregan el 8 de Febrero.
  2. No hay clase hoy.

23 de Enero


  1. Hablaremos acerca de los Contextual Factors
  2. Empezamos con citas si estan listos.
  3. Hablaremos de preguntas y dudas.


17 de Enero


  1. Bienvenidos mentores!!
  2. Mentor PPT
Assuming Responsibility


10 de Enero

  1. Bienvenida y comida
  2. Empezamos a ensenar
  3. Platicamos de los requisitos de la clase
  4. Expectaciones
  5. Como comunicarse con sus colegas
Empiezan Student Teaching cuando empieza su escuela en Enero!




Assignment Sheets

Contextual Factors


Course Information Survey










Planning for Substitutes




Teaching on a Block Schedule





Block Schedule Lesson Planning Templates






Helpful BYU Links



Important Dates

    • *** January 5, 2016 First Day of classes at BYU
      • February 16, 2016 Monday Instructions – no Class
      • March 17, 2016 Utah Teacher Fair- BYU Wilkinson Center Ballroom 9-2 pm
      • April 12, 2016 Mentor CPAS, Observations due and last day of class
      • April 15, 2016 TWS Due


Resources



BYU Theatre Education
Cell Phones in Learning (Liz Kolb)
First Days of School
FLTEACH Daily
Free thematic unit downloads
Kid's Tour of Latin Music Through Google Maps - A Google Map with links to videos of both folk and popular music from Spanish-speaking countries around the world
Grants
Icebreakers
Max Perks
Ministerio de educación - Embajada de España
Name Games

Open House
Orienting Students to the Textbook
Piensapapeles
SAP PowerPoint Tools
Signals for Attention
Substitutes
Tools for Educators
UFLA Registration

Concept Map Software (for those who want to generate webs for your TWS electronically):

Bubbl.us - (Heavily used in the edtech community w/ K-12 students - easy to use - limited formatting - esp. good for elementary, special flash effects are fun at first)
Exploratree (Templates)
Freemind (Free from Sourceforge, but requires download)
Gliffy - (Heavily used in the edtech community w/ K-12 students - very robust (but ugly) interface. Allows you to upload your own images, includes many libraries of images, shapes, etc.; also allows you to do floor plans)
Mindomo (Beautiful interface, not quite as intuitive as some of the others, but can handle attachments of multimedia, documents, etc., and produces a more professional product)
Mindmeister - (Doesn't appear to be as robust in features as some of these other options)
Webspiration - (Looks similar to Inspiration & Kidspiration - have closed beta invitations for now)

Finding a Job Links

Alumni career services
Education services job search
Education services main page
Education services teacher fair
Global career
Normal career fair at BYU
Recruiting
Teacher fair at BYU
Videos for networking, interviewing, cover letters, dress for success


Syllabus

Span 476R -496R Syllabus



Teacher Work Sample




One way to display sample student work: SrMoss Teacher Work Sample

Examples of TWS units:

- Topic: Careers - Stellar example of a TWS - beautiful formatting, solid contextual factors and objectives, helpful unit planning web, really nice variety of activities (including learning centers)
- Topic: Personal Identity & Legacy (based on the Spanish version of the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) - Excellent example of unit planning webs, of connecting a Spanish 1 unit to social issues (stereotyping), of using popular media in pedagogically sound ways, of scaffolding abstract discussions, and of integrating technology into assessment. Could use a stronger connection to culture.
- Topic: Travel - Neat example of how to build oral proficiency in middle school language classes while scaffolding their ability to spontaneously negotiate meaning in the target language (in preparation for participation in Españolandia). Great assessments too.
- Topic: Healthcare in Mexico - Good example of grounding the unit in social issues and culturally authentic materials, nice unit planning grids, good example of lesson plans and instructions

- Topic: Exceptional example of Design for Instruction. Also a good example of Unit Overview, Unit Planning Web, National Standards, Report of Student Learning (Whole Class), & Implications for Future Teaching

- Topic: Food - Good example of learning objectives, instructional decision-making, subgroup and individual, reflection and self-evaluation, insights on effective instruction, and assessments (pre-tests and rubrics)

Examples of Thematic Units (like La peineta colorada)



Tech Tools




Archives

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