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PBL in the TL · 5d ago

The Truth Is...Why I'm not at the protests

The truth is my protest unit failed. When I couldn't get my seniors to read or write anything else, I had hoped controversial topics would hook them, make them question things, make them stand up and make a change--or at the very least think about te...
PBL in the TL · 6d ago

GUEST POST: Empathy in the Language Classroom

If you spend your days reading teaching blogs and connecting with other teachers on Twitte...
PBL in the TL · 2W ago

Braggin' Rights - AAPPL scores and seals

"What did you do to these kids this year??"Kimberly was an amazing student last year. She'...
PBL in the TL · 3W ago

Intercultural Attraction - Tianguis style advertising

Saturday is the day! We're taking the Just Plain Dog Show by bilingual storm! Parks & Rec has agreed to provide us with some tables and chairs, and groups have been preparing materials on a ...
PBL in the TL · 1M ago

NO MORE BAD RUBRICS!

It was me and two other English teachers. We about had a knock-down-drag-out with a teaching guru visiting our district who told us in no uncertain terms:RUBRICS ARE BAD.We were told that th...
PBL in the TL · 1M ago

#Snapthoughts - Video Reflection

I blame Snapchat filters and Carmen Scoggins. First of all, Snapchat filters are fun, and even with two teen wannabes at home, I wish I had more excuses to play with it. So what did Carmen d...
PBL in the TL · 1M ago

Flipgrid for Managing "Puedos" Starters

I start my class with "Puedos" almost every single day. It makes for an active start to class that also gives me a little time to take attendance and get situated while making sure students ...
PBL in the TL · 2M ago

Novel Groups - Robo en la noche & Bianca Nieves

I ordered 50 books from Fluency Matters in anticipation of my Spanish 2 animals unit. The thinking was that these would build students', well, fluency, as well as their contextual vocabulary...
PBL in the TL · 2M ago

#LANGCHAT 3/15 - COMMUNITY

The surest way to make language learners SEE the value of a language is to give them real opportunities to USE the language. That's why I think the 5th C is probably the single most essentia...
PBL in the TL · 2M ago

What PBL Is and Is NOT in Language Classes [SECONDARY SPANISH SPACE]

Projects are not Project-Based Learning.My amigas at Secondary Spanish Space invited me to contribute a post about what PBL is--and is not--in language classes. Here's a sample:Posters and v...