This week, we are getting an update on Katie's project with Living Hyphen. She will be sharing updates on her dual language book project-based learning. The book has printed and officially launched!
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Identity Texts & Project-Based Learning - E119Living Hyphen websiteESL classes with a project-based learning lens (creating a book about immigration and settlement challenges)Dual language writing piecesTeams: events, graphic design, publicity, presentation, podcasting, sales, production managersOakville News ArticleLots of due dates, quick turnaround time (less than 1 month!)Book launch - reached out to classes, board members, local mediaPresentation - process of creating the book, sharing some entriesTools used - Canva (needs auto-generating page numbers!), used anonymized accounts to protect student privacyBig wins: courage to share their journey (some were not happy)Roadblocks: low proficiency ELLs and/or new arrivals (how to get them involved to help build language)Going Forward: Give yourself more time, let the students take ownership (give up control), make the role expectations explicit, connect with feeder schoolsFind those opportunities for elementary and secondary schools to overlap to build relationshipsIf you are in the Oakville, ON area and are interested in getting a copy of the book, reach out to us!Support the showConnect with EduGals:
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