“What ACTFL level is this text?”

As teachers are trying to decide if a text is a good fit for their learners, they will often ask us the question, “What ACTFL Level is this text?”. Unfortunately, it’s a question that we can’t usually answer, and I want to explain why. ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines do not describe texts; they describe people. Specifically,…

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Garbanzo is hiring! Seeking ELL Author

Garbanzo is a web application for language teachers and students that features a large, interactive library of lessons. Co-founded by The Comprehensible Classroom and Zaengle Corp, Garbanzo currently contains over 1000 stories and informational texts in Spanish. Now, we are excited to begin building a library for English Language Learners (ELLs)! Open position: ELL Author…

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Story Path interpretive activity

Guest post by Meghan Loveless, Assistant Curriculum Developer for the Comprehensible Classroom I’m always looking for new activities that I can use to get my students on their feet and moving around the room while still engaged with input. When Hayley Ross, who is an incredible English Teacher in my hallway, shared with me a…

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The Comprehensible Classroom is hiring!

The Comprehensible Classroom is currently accepting applications for two training positions: an Elementary Partner and a Coach Intern. Open position: Elementary Partner Regularly, school districts contract us for training and program alignment in K-12 programs. Because our specific area of expertise is in 6-12 programs, The Comprehensible Classroom is seeking to hire an Elementary Partner…

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