Jean Brissot Hilaire
PM session conducted from 09 to 12 of August 2017, 1:00 to 5:00
Location: ELSHAMMAH School in Hinche city.
Number of Teachers Impacted 26. Number of hours 16
-In the execution of our daily work plan, we started by an English song and prayer.
-Self introduction : Started by teachers, each trainee presented him/herself
-Ice-Breaker as a warm-up was conducted once a day.
-Presentation time 1:00 to 3:00.
-Break time, 15 minutes from 3:00 to 3:15.
-Group work, from 3:15 to 3:40
-Groups result from 3:40 to 4:00
-Second presentation time, 4:00 to 4:30.
-At least, 4:30 to 5:00 breakfast
-we presented the twofold goals of the Train-The-Teacher Training for English Teachers in Haiti.
-Presentation of SWBAT regarding a Lesson plan was followed.
-To meet our CLT training plan, we divided the class into 5 groups work:
Four groups of 5 teachers, and one of 6. Each group choosed its own name as follow:
Star, Christian, Bright, Wonderful, and Excellent. We assigned to groups a topic to discuss around and create sentences of a SWBAT
The second training day,
-We presented the four different aspects of SWBAT:
Metacognitive, Cognitive, Affective and Performative
We assigned to groups a topic to discuss around and create two sentences regarding each aspect.
-We presented Lesson SWBAT; divided into two phases
Language, and content
-We assigned to groups a topic to discuss around and create four sentences, establish differences between Language and content.
The third training day,
-We presented how a SWBAT can be sub-divided regarding to the period of time. (Long or short duration). Differences were made among :
Curriculum : Global execution plan for the longest duration.
-Unit : Long run of an execution plan.
-Goal, : short run of an execution plan. -----Objective: shorter run of an execution plan
-On the request of the trainees, for having more ability of using; we opened a debate around of ''Communicative Language Teaching'' (CLT) meaning. What is it and what it isn't?
-Some Trainees thought that CLT is like Creole, French, English for speaking with friends, family members, so and so.
List of definitions below following the debate enlighten the trainees about what CLT really is for the students in the education system :
-Facilitate the participation of students.
-Teaching made around a debate among students,
-Language used to develop the understanding of students,
-An appropriate Language to make students understand
-A teaching tool for facilitating the use of language for a reel world between humans -Approach to Language Teaching that emphasizes interaction..
-A technique that leads and practices the Target Language through interaction with one another. -Ability to communicate in the Target Language.
-Approach that works on developing sound oral skills prior to reading and writing.
-Approach focusing on teacher as facilitator rather than an instructor
The forth training day,
Global summary statement of executed activities above
Feedback, evaluation, Game show TV, 222 :
Our 26 Trainees show consistency of understanding regarding the importance of using the CLT as an appropriate approach to improve the communication skills of students.
-Ability to communicate in the Target Language.