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Scaffolding and Differentiating Instruction for Multi-Level Proficiencies in World Language Classrooms

March 30 -  31, 2018

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Participating Schools

American International School Dhaka
American International School of Guangzhou
American School of Bombay
Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School
British School Jakarta
Cairo American College
Concordia International School Shanghai
Concordian International School Thailand
Garden International School, Malaysia
International Community School
International Education Cocrporation
International School Bangkok
International School HCMC
International School of Beijing - Shunyi
International School of Koje
International School of Macao
Mahindra United World College of India
Nanjing International School
Shekou International School
Shrewsbury International School
Singapore International School Chiangmai
Singapore International School of Bangkok
Singapore International School Thonburi
St. Andrews International School Bangkok
The American School of Bangkok
The British International School Yangon
The KAUST School
United Nations International School of Hanoi
Xiamen International School
Yangon International School
Yew Chung International School, Chongqing

Given below is a compilation of participants' response to the following query on the Workshop Evaluation Form:  

"Theory/Skills acquired from the workshop that you can use immediately"

 

  • Differentiation strategies

  • Translanguaging  as a concept

  • Poem strategy

  • Workshop model

  • Translanguaging ideas in activity

  • RAFT activity

  • Grouping strategies

  • Reading strategies

  • Using instructional playbook as tool

  • Practical tips/activities for multi-level proficiencies

  • Useful apps for lower ES

  • Stir-the-class

  • Tic tac toe

  • More choice, more hope

  • Choice board

  • Flexible grouping

  • Jigsaw

  • Use of mother tongue as prior knowledge to build up on second language learning

  • 4 boxes for decoding vocabulary

  • Collaborative planning

  • Simultaneous interaction to keep everyone engaged

  • Writers workshop

  • Proficiency based grading instead of standard grading