A MUSEUM as an unconventional learning space for LANGUAGE competence…
A MUSEUM as an unconventional learning space for LANGUAGE competence development. Why?
BEFORE THE VISIT: Students can choose exhibitions they are most interested in, how to plan the visit.
FOLLOWING THE VISIT: Students can choose in what format they report on their experience: video, photo collage, diary, blog, social media post, etc.
Makes learning relevant
FOLLOWING THE VISIT: Language is used to articulate an authentic cultural experience
BEFORE THE VISIT: Language is used to plan an authentic cultural/freetime activity.
Sparks interaction among students.
BEFORE THE VISIT: Students work in pairs/groups to plan the visit.
Look up the museum's website to see what is their shared interest in the museum.
They look up and share articles, short films, pictures relate to the topics they are interested in.
DURING THE VISIT: Learners have discussion on the pictures/objects of the exhibition
Using a worksheed offered by the msueum.
Using a worksheet prepared by the teacher.
Discussing topics raised by their peers/ the teacher.
FOLLOWING THE VISIT: Learners use the experience to discuss what they have learnt form the visit
Use the new vocabulaty/functions to tell each other was impressed them the most and why so.
Use the new vocabulaty/functions to tell each other what challanged them the most and why so.
Makes learning cross-disciplinary.
BEFORE THE VISIT: Discuss expectations regarding the content that will be displayed AND the technology - HOW it will be displayed (visual, multimedia, etc.)
FOLLOWING THE VISIT: Discuss the relevance of the learning experience for other subject areas/disciplines that they study.