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Textivate

Original post: October 2012 I know that I am way behind the eight ball on this one, and I have a tendency to exaggerate things, but… This is the best 2.0 tool for comprehensible input classrooms. I only say that because I can’t think of one that I like better. This is EASY for teachers…

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20+ stations for proficiency oriented language classes

Whether you call them Stations or Centers, you probably love them—and so do your students. Stations give you a laissez-faire teaching day and provide lots of movement and small group interaction for students.  Stations do not, however, come without challenges. Stations often take quite a bit of prep work. For the proficiency oriented, comprehension based…

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10 CI Activities for when you just can’t

Do you ever just need a day? You look at your lesson plans and think, “I…just…can’t”? A few days ago, I had a day. I got some news that knocked me out emotionally, and since I was 39 1/2 weeks pregnant (now 40 weeks pregnant…come on girl!….)…I just needed a day. I’m not teaching, but I had my three…

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On the fifth night of Hanukkah…

My love affair with Textivate began over three years ago. You can read about it in my blog archives, or you could hop over to the iFLT/NTPRS/ CI Teaching group on Facebook, or the MoreTPRS listserv, or Cynthia “The Queen of Web 2.0 Tool Reviews” Hitz’ blog to read about how other TPRS®/CI teachers are using this excellent resource to…

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Announcing…the Christmas Giveaway!

Thank you to November’s winner, Kristin Duncan, for responding to my HELP! Tweet about ideas for the December giveaway. Thanks to her brilliant mind, I am very excited to announce that this month, one of my lucky readers will win a year-long subscription to http://www.textivate.com. I blogged about this awesome resource back in 2012, and…

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