LA 3.2: Language as a Problem, Right, and Resource
|Learning Outcome||Pedagogical Intent||Student Position|
Demonstrate how culture affects language development and academic achievement.
Assessment: 25 pts.
TA: 40 Minutes
Teachers can consider how thinking of language as a resource can help them consider how second language learners can be a resource in their teaching.
Student have watched a video segment about water and language as a problem, right and resource. They are now asked to discuss with colleagues their beliefs about the difficulties and benefits of language diversity.
- In small groups, discuss ways in which linguistic diversity can be viewed as a problem, a right, and a resource.
- As the discussion proceeds, capture the ideas that emerge in the categories on the worksheet provided for language as a problem, right and resource.
- Be prepared to share your ideas with the entire class.
- Add new ideas from your classmates to your worksheet during the class discussion.