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STUDENTS WILL LISTEN TO A SONG AND ANSWER 10 SHORT QUESTIONS TO ENSURE THEIR COMPREHENSION OF THE TEXT. THEN, THEY WILL RECORD TWO VIDEOS. IN THE FIRST VIDEO, THEY WILL OFFER ADVICE TO THE SINGER AND EXPRESS THEIR CONCERNS BASED ON WHAT THEY HEARD FROM THE SONG. IN THE SECOND VIDEO, THEY WILL REPLY TO TWO OF THEIR PEERS' VIDEOS AS IF THEY WERE THE SINGER.
The production and preservation of online records have exponentially increased in the last twenty years due to promising accessibility and resistance that the virtual world provides against physical degradation. Social media, digital collections, and even general websites have attracted attention from parts of the globe with internet access. How may we, as educators, actualize language learning by having students be curators of their own digital platform in the target language? In what ways can we instigate learners to distribute knowledge to diverse audiences?
Students work collaboratively to write a Wikipedia article in Portuguese, requiring them to develop skills that transcended normal language instruction, from real-world cultural research to foreign-language computer coding. Each student will be responsible for individually authoring a section of the Wikipedia page, 400-450 words, using at least three citations.