Rogue 580's Bio

Maria Bonilla
Rogue 580

  • Name- Maria Bonilla
  • Content Area- Foreign Language
  • Location-   Colombia
  • Current School- EAFIT Languages Center
  • Grade Level- Elementary
  • Teaching Since- 2012
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How I Use Star Wars in the Classroom

I am an English as a foreign language teacher in Colombia, currently teaching kids and adolescents at a Languages Center and at a school (2nd grade). I have not taught through Star Wars directly so far, but it has served as a great link with some of my students (particularly boys). I add Star Wars quotes at the end of worksheets or exams, such as "May the force be with you", and I've tried to make some reflections at the beginning of the class with quotes. I play the soundtrack as background music sometimes while doing activities. I once designed a writing activity where I gave them a sheet of paper with the "A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away..." printed at the top, and asked them to continue the story (through several steps, like they had to switch with other classmates, etc) I currently have an R2D2 stamp for tasks that I use for tasks that have been completed. I am extremely interested in acquiring the knowledge to use such a fantastic movie as a tool for learning.

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