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Great Ideas and Resources
Funding Flexible Seating
Are you looking to change up your room arrangement? Here is some practical advice from Crafting a French Blend for funding your project.
Break free of the verb chart.
You can do it. Sara-Elizabeth Cottrell offers details of what verb endings are and what they aren't so that you can your students can break free of the verb chart.
Try a MovieTalk
Never heard of a MovieTalk? Check out this description and lesson ideas from Martina Bex. You and your students will be be talking about Simon's Cat in no time!
12 Strategies for Teaching Literature in the 21st Century
While this article from Teach Though is for English literature, the strategies presented are applicable to world language as well.
Unit Vocabulary "Lists" - Not created by the teacher
If you're looking for a way for students to keep their own personal vocabulary lists, see this post from Kara at Creative Language Class for her vocabulary list organizer.
The French Corner offers several diverse real world activities for French students.
Once again, Madame Shepard shares a thoughtful proficiency based unit for intermediate low students.
Le français par la chanson
No need to look anywhere else for a French theme based than this document prepared by Dominique Denis. Themes, countries, it's all there for you to choose from.
Laura Sexton from PBL in the TL offers authentic texts and activities centered around the topic of important problems.
Food from Latin America: Roots of Culture
Resources and infographics from Latin America and food offered up from Spanish Playground.
Los Héroes de los terremotos de México
Martina Bex offers a free download of resources for the Mexico earthquakes.
The Quest for Proficiency -CLTA Conference
Thursday, March 8th 2018 at 7am to Sunday, March 11th 2018 at 1pm
222 North Vineyard Avenue
IEFLA is hosting the CLTA conference this year. Are you interested in helping? Contact Lewie Johnson lewiejohnson@gmail to volunteer.
Languages in the News
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America the Bilingual Podcast- Sealed with un Beso
Chinese Cultural Festival
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