When I'm honest with myself, I admit that I'm not very good at facilitating PQA (Personalized Question and Answer) off the cuff. PQA is definitely an area of growth for me. I've learned quickly that I need to create context for me to successfully facilitate PQA. One easy way to do this is through class … Continue reading Class survey tasks to create input from discussion.
Offer students a chance to respond to reading with choice that they direct. Use as an emergency sub plan in conjunction with an FVR, SSR or SDR program.
Language tasks create novelty, build community and create opportunity for authentic data to process in the target language with a group of students.
One can argue that tasks in a classroom, simply, are not authentic. But tasks offer a novel way to process language for learners with the potential to form a new connection between learner and language.