4.2 task : art in ED

4YSS – ART IN EDU – PROJECT – ANALYSE – THE METHODS – + Harmer
http://www.artined.eu/files/04-Background-Report-On-Using–Visual-Art-To-Teach-Curricular-Subjects–.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arts_in_education

http://www.gse.harvard.edu/academics/masters/aie/

http://www.artined.eu/background-report-on-using-visual-art-to-teach-curricular-subjects.html

Five things I think I know about teaching reading

Oxford University Press

Woman teaching young girl to readBarbara Hoskins Sakamoto, co-author of Let’s Go, shares five principles for teaching reading effectively in the classroom.

I’ve tried quite a few different approaches to teaching literacy over the years, initially with students learning to read in their first language, and now with students learning to read English as a foreign language. Like most teachers, I’ve settled on a fairly eclectic approach that seems to work well for me, and my young learners. Here are five principles that work for me.

1. Build a strong oral foundation first

When students begin learning to read in their first language, they have a working vocabulary of between 2,500 and 5,000 words. They learn to connect printed text to words that they already know. We want to be sure that our young learners have a strong foundation of oral language before we begin asking them to attach symbols to sounds, particularly…

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