A little over a month ago I posted about our CI journey that got kicked off with a conference hosted by Allison Wienhold from Mis Clases Locas. Quick recap: Our department is in the process of changing our curriculum and switching to Standards Based Grading. It’s been quite the discussion, but where I personally arrived… Read More The Comprehensible Input Journey, cont.
Being intentional about spending 90% of class time in the target language? Be intentional in how you explain it to parents and students as well!… Read More 90% Time in the Target Language Handout
If you’re not at the stalking stage yet, quick FYI- Movie Talk is a language learning technique developed by Dr. Ashley Hastings, that you can find out more about here. In the most basic sense, you play a short, muted video clip while you describe it in comprehensible language for your students. The “Stalking Stage”… Read More Movie Talk – Time to Quit Rehearsing and Call Action!