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Presented by Cherice Montgomery, Ph.D.
of Brigham Young University
at the Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association Conference (IFLTA)
Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis, IN
November 2, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Description


Come learn from your favorite superheroes how to tap into the power of languages to create more engaging experiences for your students.


Objectives


I can use 21st Century skills to . . .

  • Expand my PLN

  • Craft more transformative learning experiences for students

  • Develop students’ proficiency in the TL


Guiding Questions


1) Why do we find superheroes so intriguing?

2) How can we learn to craft more compelling learning environments and experiences for students from our experiences with superheroes (action figures, cartoons, comic books, and movies)?

3) What “superpowers” does research offer to teachers and what are their limitations?

Selected Presentation Slides







Session Materials


Handout




School of Art & Design Creativity Test (Xs) & Creative promotions of the test (Scroll to the bottom for sample answers)

School of Art & Design Creativity Test (Os) & Sample answers - (Scroll to the bottom)

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Resources



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Superhero Generators


Make Your Own Hero

Marvel Comics Create Your Own Superhero

Superhero Costume Generator


Superhero Images


Anthony, Boris. (2009, November 1). You can do that too! Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/bopuc/4066089844/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial, Share Alike License.

Baeza, Oscar J. (2007, March 2). Spiderman 3. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/almaoscura/408015686/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial, No Derivative Works License.


Bond, Becca. (2011, February 5). Superhero themed party by Anders Ruff for 3 year old child as photographed by Becca Bond. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/50997200@N07/5451402170/in/photostream/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Share-alike License.


Duke of Crydee. (2007, January 13). Img_2737. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/dukeofcrydee/1109714651/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial, No Derivative Works License.

Kas, Martin. (2008, April 26). Superheroes. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/martinkas/2450358636/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial License.


Kasumi11. (2012, May). Minimalist superhero posters. 9gag. Retrieved October 22, 2012, from http://9gag.com/gag/3867965



Malabuyo, Tim. (2010, August 26). Superheroes. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/malabooboo/4932040057/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial License.


Malabuyo, Tim. (2010, August 26). Superheroes. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/malabooboo/4932040381/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial License.

Pagla, Dashu. (2008, June 5). Cannonball – Shoot up. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/dashupagla/2569082085/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution License.


Paperie, Vens. (2012, September 6). Superhero birthday party. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/venspaperie/7944196542/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial, No Derivative Works License.


Piesco, Ju. (2010, September 8). Superhero patchwork. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/jupiesco/4975495530/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, No Derivative Works License.


Reese, Kevin. (2008, May 3). Superheroes! Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevinreese/2557228211/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial License.


Superheroes cupcakes. Treasures and Tiaras Kids Parties. Retrieved November 5, 2012, http://www.flickr.com/photos/treasures_and_tiaras/2696028464/sizes/o/in/photostream/



80s Album Superhero Comic Covers

worth1000-logo-transparent3.png - Superhero ModRen (Famous artwork mashed up with superhero images)




Superpower Images


Alvarado, Scott. (2006, May 22). Frickin’ lasers. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/15618777@N00/151556916/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial, No Derivatives License.


Austria, Dave. (2008, September 29). Super powers. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/daveaustria/2897141767/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial, No Derivatives License.

Fife, Jon. (2007, June 18). Did I mention I have a superpower? Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/good-karma/571971015/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Share Alike License.


Lopez, Anthony. (2011, February 21). Superpowers. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/ajlopez/5840273132/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial License.


Wick, Randy. (2008, November 18). Time to recharge. Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/cantchangerandy/3041759198/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Share Alike License.


Xmascarol. (2009, September 18). Superpower! Flickr. Retrieved November 5, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/xmascarol/4073972832/ Used under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-commercial, No Derivatives License.


Videos











Real Life Superhero Project