Conference “Blended Learning Program” for primary schools in Dong Anh District, Hanoi
14:24:00 - 19/10/2012
October 11th, 2012, at Kim Chung Primary School, Dong Anh district, Hanoi. Conference of deploying "Application of Blended Learning program" was held for English Teachers from primary schools in Dong Anh District.
Conference of deploying "Application of Blended Learning program " was held for English Teachers from primary schools in Dong Anh District. Dr. Ho Van Hoanh - Vice president of Vietnam Scientific Association for Development of Talents, Human Recourses (VSATH), Dr.Nguyen Duc Hanh - Deputy, Vietnam scientific institution of economic and Cultural Human Resources Development and Mrs.Tran Thi San - The Principal of Kim Chung school and Mr.Tran Tien Thao - The Vice - Principal. Notably, the conference also attended by Ms.Pham Thi Thuy Minh, English expert from Dong Anh Education and Training office. And Director Mai QuangVinh, Representative of CVTD.
Working with the Managing Board - Photo by D.N
“Blended Learning Program” is presented by CVTD with the aim to enhance and improve English skills of elementary school. Through direct presentations of foreign experts from English speaking countries, using innovative teaching methods and approaches, not only is the programs implemented in Dong Anh, but also is expanded into the neighboring areas. Sophie and Laura, two American teachers made a presentation of the project that they have conducted. The way they carried out the project, the feasibility of the new studying approach and the effects that they deployed in one primary schools in Ho Chi Minh city. The talk attracted teachers attending the conference by helpful activities along with new learning methods.
Sophie and Laura, made a presentation - Photo by V.H
Firstly, two teachers indicated the importance of learning English in the present life, especially the time when Vietnam is participating regional and international integration, so the demand on language is very urgent. Secondly, English has become commonly use in most countries and most of the fields, English sources will increase the likelihood of success in the future; Thirdly, level for English of Vietnamese students almost not excellent, so we need to have one English training when children were little to forming extensive knowledge as well as the ability to communicate in the second language. Interwoven with the presentation was the introduction of the games, funny videos, they would take and let the real lessons more interesting. The teachers also expressed their desire to not only to instruct the children naturally communicate in English, but also have a vocabulary, basic grammar skills. At the end of the presentation, both of them thanked - CVTD and representative elementary common metals and other schools for listening and hope to be working soon in the future.
The game - Photo by V.H
At the end of the conference, Laura and Sophie had tried training session with 30 students of the school, 30 children are divided into two teams managed by two people. Small teams had one game to get used to each other and sang, danced, talked together under the guidance of 2 volunteers. At first, students might seem strange, shy and did not understand much, but then, under the guidance of teachers of English, they became more confident and a lot more fun. Extracurricular activities that 2 volunteers worked to strengthen their agility and ability to combine with the others. Many parents and teachers had the same track this activity and also the best support program as well as satisfied. The children were very excited and curious to learn two teachers, after the game, they lingered to talk with twoteachers very happy, open and easy to close.
Grade-schooler of the Kim Chung School - Photo by V.H
It can be said that that the program has had positive feedbacks from the very first steps. Both the organization of the program and the representative of the common metals, students and parents are expected to achieve good results after this science.
Ha My (Ms.)