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Reflection

May 22nd, 2011 by Claire Molholm · No Comments · Uncategorized

I apologize for the late blog posts. I only recently learned how to use the blog although I had been keeping journal entries over the course of the semester. I loved taking this private reading. I learned so much about immigration and how to teach ESL and convey information. This class has inspired me and [...]

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May 22nd, 2011 by Claire Molholm · No Comments · Uncategorized

This was my final ESL lesson and I think my most successful. Juju was unavailable to come but we planned the lesson together. We wanted to focus on the past tense which we had done in the past but it was too overwhelming. When I first got there though there were very few students. I [...]

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Immigration Reform

May 22nd, 2011 by Claire Molholm · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week Becky and I gave a presentation on immigration reform. It was a little nerve racking because we didn’t get the chance to meet for very long and Becky was only able to come into the lesson half way through. I had not known very much about immigration reform prior to working on this [...]

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May 22nd, 2011 by Claire Molholm · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week Juju and I did my lesson that I planned a few weeks ago. We were unable to do it last week as well because there were only 3 students who were beginners, so we helped Cyndi with her lesson. I think this lesson was pretty effective. We gave out sheets of vocabulary on [...]

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May 22nd, 2011 by Claire Molholm · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week I taught the lesson by myself and designed the lesson by myself. I was really happy with my lesson which focused on physical appearance but when I went to teach there was only one student at first and two students came in an hour into the lesson. I decided that I should save [...]

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May 22nd, 2011 by Claire Molholm · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week Juju and I decided to make our lesson plan health. I’m not sure how effective it was though. We gave out an immense amount of vocabulary discussing health conditions, doctors offices, diagnosis, and treatment. Our students seemed to be engaged and told us they understood, but seemed that it went over their head [...]

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May 22nd, 2011 by Claire Molholm · No Comments · Uncategorized

Juju and my last session (3/12) went reactively well. We focused on transportation, introducing vocabulary about different types of vehicles and parts of vehicles as well as verbs about traveling. Afterwards we asked them to write 3 sentences about a trip they had taken using the new vocabulary. They didn’t understand the concept of writing [...]

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Hello world!

February 22nd, 2011 by Claire Molholm · No Comments · Uncategorized

Welcome to your blog. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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