Transcripts, Feb 02: Ideas for the first week of class (warmers, fillers, icebreakers, tips and ideas)

Here it’s part of what has been discussed! Unfortunately we are still unable to gather all the tweets. Sorry!

crisprates
@shirleyteacher RT #breltchat happens every fortnight! See ya in 2 weeks? (^^) we “adevertise it on FB and here (^^) ok, tks
2/3/2012 1:49:52 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @crisprates: When is the next chat? #breltchat happens every fortnight! See ya in 2 weeks? (^^) we “adevertise it on FB and here (^^)
2/3/2012 1:47:12 AM
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crisprates
G’night, then. When is the next chat? #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:44:40 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @crisprates: @shirleyteacher xoxo #breltchat *_* nite hun!
2/3/2012 1:44:13 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @lelioaraujo: @BrunoELT it’s the first time I’ll write a summary like this. #breltchat don’ worry dear! 😉
2/3/2012 1:43:28 AM
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crisprates
2/3/2012 1:42:47 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @crisprates: Hey, you forgot the tag. I didn’t see it was lelio. No problem I’ll do it next time #breltchat Thx a million Cris! *_*
2/3/2012 1:41:43 AM
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lelioaraujo
@BrunoELT I wonder if I could write with someone else since it’s the first time I’ll write a summary like this. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:41:14 AM
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crisprates
Hey, you forgot the tag. I didn’t see it was lelio. No problem I’ll do it next time #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:40:27 AM
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lelioaraujo
@crisprates do you think you can do it? #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:37:42 AM
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crisprates
2/3/2012 1:37:27 AM
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crisprates
@lelioaraujo I’ll do it , or we could write separatedly and then compare #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:36:17 AM
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shirleyteacher
@BrunoELT why don’t we let one of them this time and the other will be charge next #breltchat 😉 deal?
2/3/2012 1:36:12 AM
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crisprates
@shirleyteacher LOL, Am I? Ok, do it as fast as possible. Where do I send it to? #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:34:40 AM
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lelioaraujo
How do I write the summary? What’s the deadline for? To whom should I send it to? I don’t know if I’m able 2 do so. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:34:30 AM
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shirleyteacher
@BrunoELT helped me on occasion of my 1st time summary @crisprates (^^) #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:34:27 AM
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daysealbar
@Raquel_EFL: #BRELTCHAT who will write our summary?? First chat activity ….LOL” 😦 Writing from cell. Not at home. Great chat and ideas.
2/3/2012 1:34:03 AM
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shirleyteacher
Thank you everyone for a wonderful time tonite! @crisprates is our offcial “summarizer” \o/ #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:33:04 AM
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daysealbar
@lelioaraujo: Another list of warmers, fillers and icebreakers. http://t.co/GCLYosL0 #breltchat” Thankssssss
2/3/2012 1:32:48 AM
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lelioaraujo
@fionamau @Raquel_EFL It was a pleasure to learn from and share some ideas w/ you. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:32:27 AM
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amorim_kelly
Good night #breltchat Gr8 sharing here today! Lot’s of ideas!
2/3/2012 1:31:57 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @crisprates: @shirleyteacher First time here When is summary due? #breltchat @BrunoELT can give you the guidelines, rite Bruno?
2/3/2012 1:31:35 AM
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fionamau
@Raquel_EFL 🙂 Thank you… Friday beckons and it’s been a long, strange week. But feels a good way to end the week. xx #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:30:43 AM
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crisprates
@shirleyteacher First time here When is summary due? #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:30:38 AM
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crisprates
2/3/2012 1:29:38 AM
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lu_bodeman
@ncguerreiro Thanks for sharing the link. Will check this one too. Gr8 sharing going on here. But I need to run off. 😦 #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:29:15 AM
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daysealbar
@shirleyteacher #breltchat I’m writing from my mobile. 😦
2/3/2012 1:28:56 AM
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shirleyteacher
What about summary, dear #breltchat? *_*
2/3/2012 1:28:47 AM
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fionamau
@Raquel_EFL I’m gonna have to go to my bed 😦 SO sleepy it’s hard to follow… #breltchat Good night, folks, and thanks for having me
2/3/2012 1:28:28 AM
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crisprates
2/3/2012 1:27:11 AM
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lu_bodeman
RT @daysealbar: Are sts allowed to use their cellphones and tablets as part of the learning process in your schools? #breltchat >> Yes.
2/3/2012 1:26:08 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @lelioaraujo: Another list of warmers, fillers and icebreakers. http://t.co/PvyA8fxx #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:25:47 AM
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ncguerreiro
RT @GilMattos: Have u guys seen this? http://t.co/l7GhZov0 #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:25:03 AM
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lelioaraujo
Another list of warmers, fillers and icebreakers. http://t.co/PvyA8fxx #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:24:21 AM
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ncguerreiro
I use this 2 present classroom lgg. You can turn into a game by showing the pic and eliciting the lgg. #breltchat http://t.co/Qnn5YbsA
2/3/2012 1:24:05 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @GilMattos: Have u guys seen this? http://t.co/l7GhZov0 #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:23:59 AM
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fionamau
#breltchat How do YOU get to know (“read”) yr sts fast, so you can make your classes relevant early on? Not needs analysis but character
2/3/2012 1:23:47 AM
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shirleyteacher
So, who’s gather all our suggestions in a summary? Raise ur hands #breltchat (^^) *_*
2/3/2012 1:23:18 AM
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daysealbar
Are sts allowed to use their cellphones and tablets as part of the learning process in your schools? #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:23:02 AM
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llea_dias
Wonderful chat!!! Gotta go now. Good night!!! #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:22:38 AM
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crisprates
@GilMattos Thanks for the link! #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:22:10 AM
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GilMattos
Have u guys seen this? http://t.co/l7GhZov0 #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:20:48 AM
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caringirlrj
RT @amorim_kelly: Some @kenwilsonlondon ‘s activities can be found here! Check them out! http://t.co/MYy4qmDc #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:20:41 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @lu_bodeman: @Marisa_C Good night, Marisa. Sleep well. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:19:45 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @fionamau: #breltchat Ah. photos! Love of my life 🙂 Maybe they cld use mobiles day 1 to take class photos > class poster w texts or ‘favourite things’
2/3/2012 1:19:40 AM
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Marisa_C
@lu_bodeman nite nite Lu and everyone – was so nice to be with u for a wee bit – a bientot! #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:19:35 AM
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llea_dias
Good night !!!RT @lu_bodeman: @Marisa_C Good night, Marisa. Sleep well. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:19:13 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @Marisa_C: first days are also useful for introducing ss to a range of activities u’ll be using #breltchat i get them to do a survey what they like+/-
2/3/2012 1:19:12 AM
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fionamau
#breltchat Ah. photos! Love of my life 🙂 Maybe they cld use mobiles day 1 to take class photos > class poster w texts or ‘favourite things’
2/3/2012 1:19:11 AM
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lu_bodeman
@Marisa_C Good night, Marisa. Sleep well. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:18:51 AM
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amorim_kelly
Some @kenwilsonlondon ‘s activities can be found here! Check them out! http://t.co/MYy4qmDc #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:18:42 AM
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ncguerreiro
RT @lelioaraujo: Try out the Human Bingo. Thanx 4 reminding me of @ShellTerrell‘s ideas @Raquel_EFL #breltchat http://t.co/weyMEbwQ
2/3/2012 1:18:37 AM
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Gusbarcellos
2/3/2012 1:18:27 AM
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Marisa_C
#breltchat Sad to go almost 3.30 a.m. here work tomorrow morning – must try to get some sleep – thank u all and look fward to summary 🙂
2/3/2012 1:18:17 AM
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lu_bodeman
@lelioaraujo Thanks for the link. Will visit later. 🙂 #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:17:24 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @amorim_kelly: I love it! RT @BrunoELT: for more intermediate sts, i LOVE this game: http://t.co/WbJjATBk (Yes, and) #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:17:12 AM
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lelioaraujo
For a list of other useful and easy-2-prepare icebreakers presented by @ShellTerrell, take a look at http://t.co/OJLfCUFi #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:16:40 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @lelioaraujo: Try out the Human Bingo. Thanx 4 reminding me of @ShellTerrell‘s ideas @Raquel_EFL #breltchat http://t.co/weyMEbwQ
2/3/2012 1:16:30 AM
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crisprates
2/3/2012 1:15:22 AM
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lelioaraujo
Try out the Human Bingo. Thanx 4 reminding me of @ShellTerrell‘s ideas @Raquel_EFL #breltchat http://t.co/weyMEbwQ
2/3/2012 1:14:41 AM
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crisprates
2/3/2012 1:14:36 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @franciscoinglez: @shirleyteacher how do I follow ? just click the tag #breltchat and all posts’ll appear. When u post add tag.
2/3/2012 1:14:36 AM
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crisprates
@Gusbarcellos I did that. First I let them write questions and put on a bag so I picked them and answered #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:13:44 AM
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ncguerreiro
#breltchat use scenes from movies w/ teachers (monalisasmile,pinkpanther,deadpoets) 2 discuss preferred teach/learning techniques
2/3/2012 1:13:44 AM
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amorim_kelly
I love it! RT @BrunoELT: for more intermediate sts, i LOVE this game: http://t.co/WbJjATBk (Yes, and) #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:13:34 AM
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fionamau
RT @Raquel_EFL: @fionamau @GilMattos does it w/ numbers 🙂 #breltchat > I think it’s a Mario R activity, isn’t it 🙂 I add places n names
2/3/2012 1:12:56 AM
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franciscoinglez
@shirleyteacher how do I follow #breltchat ?
2/3/2012 1:12:33 AM
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fionamau
#breltchat I just wonder about tech fr Day 1, as I’d rather focus on rapport/group dynamic building – maybe technology is external 2 that?
2/3/2012 1:12:17 AM
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lu_bodeman
RT @Raquel_EFL: RT @llea_dias: They can use their facebook to talk about themselves. #breltchat > building a group? > Yep, Raquel. 🙂
2/3/2012 1:12:10 AM
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crisprates
If FB isn’t available they can use their cell phone pics #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:12:05 AM
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amorim_kelly
I’d say we don’t have to use all the slides from 1st day activities..we can choose some according to age and level @fionamau #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:11:12 AM
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Gusbarcellos
I talk about myself first an then tell them they can ask any question they have about me. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:11:04 AM
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Marisa_C
first days are also useful for introducing ss to a range of activities u’ll be using #breltchat i get them to do a survey what they like+/-
2/3/2012 1:10:58 AM
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crisprates
@lu_bodeman @llea_dias Only in small groups. I have around 20 sts #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:10:54 AM
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lu_bodeman
RT @shirleyteacher: RT @fionamau: @BrunoELT #breltchat WOuld you use technology on Day 1? My answer is Yes I DO (^^) if needed be… >Me 2
2/3/2012 1:10:05 AM
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crisprates
@fionamau It often works #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:09:43 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @fionamau: @BrunoELT #breltchat WOuld you use technology on Day 1? My answer is Yes I DO (^^) if needed be…
2/3/2012 1:09:26 AM
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fionamau
#breltchat … then they do the same… I write my shoe size – it’s close enough to my age to confuse 😉
2/3/2012 1:09:12 AM
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teresa1999
#breltchat it works especially with adults. teens go for simple answers. 16 year-olds and up can handle this activity better. my experience
2/3/2012 1:09:06 AM
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lu_bodeman
RT @llea_dias: They can use their facebook to talk about themselves. #breltchat >> Yep. FB is my BFF for teaching. 🙂
2/3/2012 1:09:00 AM
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fionamau
#breltchat Does anyone do that ice breaker where you write some names & numbers important 2 u on the board, sts have to guess significance..
2/3/2012 1:08:36 AM
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lu_bodeman
RT @lelioaraujo: 2 create a welcome atmosphere, I like playing music b4 SS enter. They often comment on the music being played. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:08:32 AM
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shirleyteacher
@fionamau raised an interesting point: what about age group x 1st day activities? Any tips or advice on that #breltchat ?
2/3/2012 1:08:11 AM
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lelioaraujo
RT @amorim_kelly: The name of the activity is “Be someone else”..It’s really dynamic and create a great rapport with students. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:08:06 AM
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llea_dias
They can use their facebook to talk about themselves. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:08:02 AM
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teresa1999
#breltchat I show them my favorite song and say why its a favorite. then they do the same.
2/3/2012 1:07:37 AM
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lelioaraujo
2 create a welcome atmosphere, I like playing music before SS enter. They often comment on the music being played. #dogme moments #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:07:32 AM
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daysealbar
who first finds the picture and put it in the right categorized box, scores a point. It can also be a team game. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:07:30 AM
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fionamau
@BrunoELT #breltchat WOuld you use technology on Day 1?
2/3/2012 1:07:20 AM
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michaelegriffin
@BrunoELT #breltchat Unsuccessful 1st class? How about a nice long lecture about the rules and the schedule and the assignments? 🙂
2/3/2012 1:07:13 AM
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cris_ilharj
SEEDUC do RJ mudou a CH do turno da noite, assim o último tempo de aula terminará às 22:50h. Não é muito tarde? #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:06:59 AM
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shirleyteacher
RT @Gusbarcellos: @shirleyteacher I’ve learned that honesty I the best way to build rapport. #breltchat I second that Gus!
2/3/2012 1:06:42 AM
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crisprates
Great teresa1999 #breltchat @Gusbarcellos In the first classes I challenge them: I say their names. each correct name 1 point for me.
2/3/2012 1:06:20 AM
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Gusbarcellos
@lu_bodeman It is fun, but I chose the wrong song for the group. It is grey with adults. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:06:13 AM
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shirleyteacher
@franciscoinglez we’re having #breltchat rite now JOIN US! just follow the tag #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:05:45 AM
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amorim_kelly
The name of the activity is “Be someone else”..It’s really dynamic and create a great rapport with students. #breltchat
2/3/2012 1:05:37 AM

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daysealbar
I have some open boxes scattered around, and pictures spread on the floor. Music on. When I stop it, I say a word, the kid who #breltchat
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