Week
Date
In Class
Completed BEFORE class
Week 1: Introductions, Explanation of Syllabus, Community-Building Activities
01-23
Intro
Who we are and where we are going.

01-25
Language profiles
Map it discussion


01-27
My name reading
Discuss findings
Definition of Language; Who are TESOL teachers,
TESOL synonyms
Week 2: Language, Learning, and Teaching
01-30

My name
Intro-Ch 1 Middle of Everywhere
Due: My Name piece

02-01

PLLT: 1-8, table 15, 17-18

02-03

PLLT: 24-35. table TbP 36-37
Week 3: Theories of First Language Acquisition
02-06

PLLT 35-51, MoE ch 2-3

02-08

For Wed:
TBP: All read 40-44
45-50: Kim/Alyssa
50-52: Sarah Z
52-54: Tiffany
54-56: Jennell
57-58: Sarah M.




Week 4: Age and Acquisition, Bilingualism, Interference, Input, TPR, The Natural Approach
02-13
TLLP: Chapter 3


02-15

TLLP 87-102, MOE Ch4




Week 5: Human Learning, Behaviorism, Audiolingual Method, Community Language Learning
02-20

Finish Ch 4 TLLP
Chapter 4 of TbP
Find a “multiple intelligence” indicator--take it, bring results
Notify Sheila of novel

02-22

TLLP 118-133 (answer questions 2, 3, 6--read questions before chapter, answer as you go)
TbP 84-95
Experience novel




Week 6: Learning Styles and Strategies, Strategies-Based Instruction
02-27

TLLP 133-147 (tables 5.2 and 5.3)
TbP Chapter 6 (jigsaw)
All: intro
Kim and Alyssa Teaching Children
Jennell and Sarah M: teaching adults
Tiffany and Sarah Z: teaching teens

02-29

TbP Chapter 7
TLLP pg 152-167
Take an online Myers-Briggs
Middle of everywhere...1-2 chapters
Post in our own words




Week 7: Affective Factors in Second-Language Acquisition, Motivation
03-05

For Wednesday:
Tiffany and Sara’s articles (15 minutes)
Review for midterm (+ ch 8 in purple book)
Midterm response due by 3/10 5pm

03-07

Online class (you will need the internet)
No new readings for Monday the 19th
Wednesday--workshop and online “class”
No “formal” class
meet to discuss ways to put together all the pieces of immigrant portfolio
attend PREZI workshop
Online class--be looking tonight for more info (Shakespeare folks, be sure to read this BEFORE you go on your trip)





03-12 to 3-16

Spring Break
Week 8: Sociocultural Factors, Second Culture Acquisition, Teaching Intercultural Competence
03-19

Review midterm exams, Intro to sociocultural factors and teaching intercultural competence

03-21

Student facilitated lessons
Assigned a chapter
FACILITATE a learning experience.
Activity based
25 minutes
Send an outline of your plan at least 24 hours ahead of time




Week 9: Communicative Competence: Task-based instruction, Communicative language teaching, Pragmatics
03-26

Student facilitated lessons
Assigned a chapter
FACILITATE a learning experience.
Activity based
25 minutes
Send an outline of your plan at least 24 hours ahead of time

03-28

TbD Chapter 18




Week 12: Teaching specific skills: Listening
04-02

TbD Chapter 19 pgs

04-04

TbD Chapter 19 pgs




Week 13: Immigrant experiences
04-9

Easter

04-11

Immigrant Experience




Week 14: Immigrant experiences in the classroom
Scholars Day
04-16

Immigrant Experience
Teaching specific skills: Speaking
04-17
04-18

SCHOLAR'S DAY presentations
TbD ch 20




Week 15: Teaching specific skills: Speaking
04-23


Teaching specific skills: Reading
04-25

TbD chapter 21




Week 16: Teaching specific skills: Reading
04-30


Teaching specific skills Writing
05-02

TbD chapter 22




Week 17: Teaching specific skills: Writing
05-07

finish ch 22





05-11

Final Exam