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IE Stars Deadline Extended
IE STARS Professional Development Seminars
Registration deadline extended to October 6, 2017
California State University, San Bernardino
Four different strands to choose from:
- Tier 1A - Standards-Based World Language and ELL Instruction to Address the Common Core and Today’s Students
- Tier 1B - Using Stories to Enhance Standards-Based Foreign Language and ELL Instruction and to Address the Common Core
- Tier 2 - Standards-Based Instructional Practices to Address the Common Core for Teachers of Advanced Spanish Classes
- Tier 3 - Using Film to Enhance the Common Core and Standards-Based Competencies of Spanish Speakers.
Program will be offered on four Saturdays: October 14, November 11, 2017, January 27, and February 24, 2018, and an observation day at a local school.
* Tiers 1A and 1B on November 30; Tiers 2 and 3 on November 29, 2017.
Registration forms and program information are available online at http://www.ie-stars.net/
For questions contact Lewie Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 760-953-0659
Flipgrid is a video recording app that works on smart phones or through a web browser. Ask your students a question or have them record their thoughts using Flipgrid. This is a freemium service and the free version allows you to have up to one "grid" and unlimited topics.
For some ideas of how teachers are using Flipgrid see these blog posts.
Great Ideas and Resources
Classroom management fundamentals from Edutopia.org
Whether you're a new teacher or a veteran these ideas are great.
The French Corner offers some great ideas for embedding colors in class everyday.
Thinking about redesigning your classroom?
Crafting a French Blend has some beautiful inspiration for you!
Writing Comprehensible Texts
Being comprehensible isn't always easy, but Martina Bex has some tips for you.
Brain Breaks - Extreme
Everyone needs a brain break every once in a while and La Maestra Loca has an extreme take on Paper, Rock, Scissors
Being Empathetic = Successful Teaching
Steve Smith from the Language Teacher Toolkit offers some helpful insights that may help you be more successful.
Martina Bex is offering a free slideshow of Madame Courtcaca. If you're intrigued by the title, just imagine how intrigued your students will be.
Le portail de statistiques
Looking for some French statistics for lessons? This site has it all.
French Promotion in the U.S.
French President Emmanuel Macron announced a new fund for bilingual programs in the U.S.
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.
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