FIVE language teachers that I followed in 2018...and I will keep following in 2019! #MyFives Day 1 #langchat

#MyFives: World language teachers I followed in 2018

I'm closing out 2018 with FIVE blog posts, each one featuring a collection of FIVE fast and furious reflections on 2018 or glances toward the future. I invite you to join me by sharing your #MyFives each day in your own way: blog them, tweet them, Facebook them, comment them, Insta them...however you share, share! … Continue reading #MyFives: World language teachers I followed in 2018

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Online training opportunity for comprehension based teaching

You want to become a more effective, more skillful, more confident language teacher--and you need training. On Demand Professional Development This year, I will be joining with more than 25 other teachers and trainers to bring you an on-demand conference.   Comprehensible Online 2019 is a TWO MONTH LONG CONFERENCE. From March 1 to April 30, … Continue reading Online training opportunity for comprehension based teaching

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 … Continue reading 20+ stations for proficiency oriented language classes

Garbanzo: learn Spanish through stories

Meet Garbanzo: The new story-based app for learning Spanish

The bird's out of the cage, and it’s time to share my big secret with YOU, my readers!! At ACTFL, I announced the launch of GARBANZO, the new web application from The Comprehensible Classroom. The journey to create an app that would help teachers find reading material that is suitable for early language learners began … Continue reading Meet Garbanzo: The new story-based app for learning Spanish

Día de Muertos GIVEAWAY

If you're a Spanish teacher, you have likely been thinking about how to share El Día de los muertos with your students since last November...or at least since your first viewing of Coco! TEACH CULTURE AND SPANISH When I began practicing the art of making input comprehensible, I realized that celebrations like this are gold mines … Continue reading Día de Muertos GIVEAWAY