Can you list and describe two hands-on activities and identify materials, including manipulatives, to enable students to forge connections between abstract concepts and concrete concepts in a less language-dependent way?

With any type of new learning, students need practice and application of newly acquired skills to ensure mastery of content concepts.  Can you list and describe two hands-on activities and identify materials, including manipulatives, to enable students to forge connections between abstract concepts and concrete concepts in a less language-dependent way?

 

Discussion Question 2:

 

How would you respond to a teacher who says: “Well, if I follow the SIOP Model and make sure my English learners are able to access content using these activities, techniques, and approaches,

With any type of new learning, students need practice and application of newly acquired skills to ensure mastery of content concepts.  Can you list and describe two hands-on activities and identify materials, including manipulatives, to enable students to forge connections between abstract concepts and concrete concepts in a less language-dependent way?

 

Discussion Question 2:

 

How would you respond to a teacher who says: “Well, if I follow the SIOP Model and make sure my English learners are able to access content using these activities, techniques, and approaches,