An Inland Empire Foreign Language Association Publication
Local Teachers Presenting at CLTA in Ontario
Local Teachers presenting at the Quest for Proficiency in Ontario.
To see all of the workshops and interest sessions go to www.clta.net/conference.
Paul Verduzco, Hesperia High School
Shuliang Hsu, University of California, Riverside
Denise Martinez, Carter High School, Rialto
Dahiana Castro, Centennial High School, Riverside
Scott Dohrman, Patriot High School, Riverside
Oraib Mango - California State University, San Bernardino
Kate Fonken, Citrus Valley High School, Redlands
Leigh Muñoz, Ayala High School, Chino Hills
Valerie Morgan, California State University, San Bernardino
Francesca Regalado, Barstow High School
Bethany Thompson, Apple Valley High School
Paola Wagner, Citrus Valley High School, Redlands
Trini-Saldana Platt, Citrus Valley High School, Redlands
Link to Workshops - https://tinyurl.com/CLTA2018workshops
Link to Interest Sessions - http://ie-stars.net/InterestSessions.html
Link to Registration info and packet download -
YouTube Clip of the Month
Great Ideas and Resources
Ten Activities for Music in the Classroom
Looking to change up how you are using music in the classroom? Tales from the Salle de Classe has ten activities that aren't just fill in the blank and that are appropriate for all levels.
Brain Breaks with Momo
Games2Teach is a website with activities and games to motivate learners to use language. If you're looking to add some games to your class visit the website games2teach.uoregon.edu. Sign up and choose the games you'd like to use.
Coco Movie ResourcesLarry Ferrlazzo offers a ton of resources for the movie "Coco."
Differentiated Social Warmups
Señora Spanglish has some great tips for getting rid of bell ringers and using "Puedos" instead. Meredith White has a pdf template and Google Slides template for her own version. And for even more ideas, check out Meaningful Ed's post on Differentiated Communication Tasks.
Activities for Heritage Spanish
The Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning at the University of Texas at Austin has an entire website dedicated to activities and resources for heritage learners. This is a must see for all if you are teaching a heritage language class.
Mme Carbonneau has a unique way to begin the New Year by talking about New Year's Resolutions. Here is her "task sheet" with activities and links to resources.
Night of French Short Films
Friday, Jan 26 at 7:30pm there will be a screening of short films from the 2018 César nominations. For more information visit frenchculture.org
Allons en Martinique
Who else but Madame Shepard would design a unit for Intermediate Low students to combat the cool weather. Visit her blog www.madameshepard.com for a well designed, thoughtful unit with links and agenda!
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