Curriculum support for teachers using my Levels 1-2

A good number of you read to the end of yesterday’s post, but just to make sure I catch everyone– Sara Chronister, a Spanish teacher that has been using my curriculum units, started a Facebook group for curriculum support and collaboration for my Spanish Levels 1 and 2. I am really excited about this group and thankful…

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Who is going to iFLT16?

Hundreds of teachers entered, but only ONE emerged victorious. iFLT 2016 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, promises to be an incredible conference experience. With both Stephen Krashen AND Bill VanPatten in attendance, it might as well be considered a crash course in second language acquisition research and theory! Combine their presentations with a full four-day schedule of workshops…

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Win a FREE registration to iFLT 2016!

It’s that time of year…time for one lucky reader to win a FREE registration to iFLT 2016! There are many excellent language teaching conferences happening this spring and summer. Regional organizations like CSCTFL and SCOLT will be hosting their conferences within the next few weeks, the TELL Collab will be hosting conferences in Nashville this April…

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On blogging

I have been feeling a little overwhelmed lately–in a good way–by all the language teaching blogs that are launching! Why I love teacher blogs Blogs that are written by teachers, for teachers are a great thing. Without Ben Slavic‘s blog, in particular, I never would survived my first few months of comprehension based teaching (at the…

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Help! My students don’t get [x]!

We’ve all said it at some point: “HELP! My students don’t get [when to use ser or estar][how to form the subjunctive][the difference between “I have” and “you have” in Spanish]! What should I do???” We run to our fellow department members (if we are fortunate enough to have any) or turn to our PLC for…

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Presenting in 2016

The best gift that my husband has given me as our family has grown…and grown…and grown…is the support and freedom to continue to travel and work with teachers. From a practical standpoint alone, it is really, really hard for me to be away from my kids. My oldest will turn four just five weeks before…

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