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Saturday, January 25 • 15:45 - 16:45
Tech Tools for Language Acquisition

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In this era, it is critical to leverage technology in the classroom because technology is the #2 pencil of the 21st century. Students having fun within the framework of their school-based activities is an integral aspect of Effective Teaching and Learning. Language acquisition teachers have a specific niche: Their job is to teach students a whole new language, including the nuanced rules of grammar and cultural norms. Technology offers language teachers a chance to supplement their instruction by:
Differentiating: Not all students are the same. Each one has different strengths and needs. Technology give teachers additional resources to reach all learners.
Engaging students: Technology is often interactive, allowing users a chance to be engaged in learning experiences. You can't do that with a book!
Applying language: With language acquisition, you either use it or lose it. Technology gives students many opportunities to use their broadening language skills in real-world applications.
During this session we will share with you a few of our favorite user friendly tech tools for use in the language acquisition classroom.

Outcomes:
The participants can use these tools with their students in all language acquisition classes for grades 6 through to grade 12. These tools will help students to become more engaged language learners and make learning a new language fun.

Speakers
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Christina Popowski

Language Acquisition French Teacher IBMYP and IBDP, Bavarian International School
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Carine Kotsakis

Language Acquisition, French Secondary School Tea, Bavarian International School


Saturday January 25, 2020 15:45 - 16:45 CET
Berlin