Inaugural #bcatml Twitter Chat
On Jan. 12, 2015, the BCATML hosted its first ever Twitter chat. The goal was to collaborate with members and others on the theme of developing literacy in the L2 classroom. Participants tweeted about best practices and resources for literacy in the L2 classroom. Participants asked and answered questions, shared photos, and discussed resources for all types of literacy in the second language classroom. A link to the chat is provided here:
Some key points from the hour session included:
-using the CEFR spiral format/concept for developing language ability in split classes
-reviewing elements of the new French curriculum
-using the feedback loop to reflect on teaching
-recognizing the importance of hands on and performance to develop linguistic skills, especially composition
-learning how to best teach split classes
-giving reasons for tweeting include: growing PLNs and getting inspired with new ideas
-having members to compile a list of resources to share
-giving suggestions on how to structure a chat by labeling questions and answers
22/4/2015 03:20:37 pm
The next BCATML Twitter chat is scheduled for Wednesday May 6th, at 6pm. The topic will be to discuss the progress on the new Core French Curriculum.
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