Languages Without Borders

When:Session Six: Sunday 2:30pm–4:00pm Where:Room **211**Who: Melanie Manuel, Juan Gabriel Sanchez, Jillian Gierke
Affiliation: Science Leadership Academy
Conversational Focus/Audience: High School Conversation
Description:
We will share and discuss ideas on how to apply world languages outside of the classroom. We will also discuss potential improvements to specific ideas with the audience. Bring ideas and examples of applying language outside of the classroom, including developing contacts and partnerships to extend language learning beyond the classroom.
Conversational Practice:Examples will be presented, during which we will discuss how we have developed and will continue to develop our work. We will invite the audience to engage in this developmental process, as we are still looking for new partners and paths to improve our ideas.

Student Work Examples


Spanish 1:
Basic Spanish tutorial
http://sstewart-mcdonaldsla.blogspot.com/

Video blog exchange with school in El Salvador
http://slayelsalvador.blogspot.com/

Spanish 2:
Dental Translations Project Description
Translation Project Example

Spanish 3:

CIW/Aramark PSA Project Description
CIW/Aramark PSA Project Examples

Environmental Issue in Philadelphia PSA Project Description
Environmental PSA Project Example

Spanish 4:
PSA encouraging latino youth to vote in 2008 presidential elections.
We also presented our research and this PSA to students eligible to vote at another Philadelphia public high school.
http://www.ttdesktop.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=58444&title=Vota_Vota_Vota&vpkey=

Video conference with school in Fresno
http://www.fresnobee.com/local/story/1744226.html

ePals in Toledo, Spain

Original children's stories written, illustrated and narrated by Spanish 4 students. We will be reading the stories to native Spanish-speaking children in North Philadelphia.

Resources for Creating Partnerships


ePals
Peace Corp World Classrooms
¡Educon!
Step-By-Step Guide To Global Collaborations

Thoughts?

http://aroundtheworldwith80schools.wikispaces.com/

If you want to connect with my kids let us know:
http://elementaryspanish.wikispaces.com/

From Jonpennington.net
Personal Learning Project
http://docs.google.com/View?id=ddkx99cn_456cp7rprch
Google blog search (commenting)
Google Blog Search (en español)
Alex- Speaking Spanish at a Pizzariaand Mexican Resturaunt


Google Map project
http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&safe=on&msa=0&msid=111884602153447661042.000473239623375912512&z=3


Contact
Melanie (SLA - Spanish 1, 4)
mmanuel@scienceleadership.org
I don't twitter!

Juan Gabriel Sanchez
jsanchez@scienceleadership.org
Twitter: jgabrielsc (I never update it)
IM: jgabrielsc

Ted Sadtler
teds@westminster.net
tsadtler@gmail.com
skype: ted.sadtler
Twitter: @senor206

Movies
Perro con un Perro (Colombia)