When I was in grad school I went to a workshop on speed reading, and two things really stuck with me. One - I don't have to read aloud in my mind, especially when reading academic articles with words that... Continue Reading →
I've used quite a bit of Martina Bex's Somos curriculum in my middle school Spanish classes. After learning the target structure una mujer vieja (an old woman), vive (s/he lives) and llevó (s/he took) in units 15-17, we read an adapted news article about Dutch university... Continue Reading →
Formative (aka GoFormative) is my go-to tool for quick and easy formative assessments (not ideal or meant for summative assessments). It's quick and easy for teacher and students to use. Both the setup and its use are fairly easy. See how-to page.... Continue Reading →
Last weekend after the COFLT conference, I went to a post-conference workshop lead by Carol Gaab called MovieTalk Magic. Before the workshop, everything I knew about MovieTalk came from here and here. In a nutshell, the teacher shows students a film clip pausing... Continue Reading →
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