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PBL in the TL · 1d ago

GUEST POST: Hope for Higher Ed

I have the pleasure of picking Dr. Karen Tharrington's brain regularly on #langchat, and once as a co-presenter for SCOLT! @kltharri is a Senior Lecturer and Methods Instructorat North Carol...
PBL in the TL · 6d ago

You Can Do This: Promises for the first day of Spanish class

How and why are still probably the most important questions to answer for learning a language, but I forgot a very important question last year. There is one burning question that every novi...
PBL in the TL · 1W ago

BRAIN BREAK - Name that Spanish cover!

If you could meet with all of your students before they got to your class, what would you do to get them pumped about Spanish?My first thoughts were food and music--and keeping it as familiar and fun as possible. I didn't want them to Learn so much a...
PBL in the TL · 2W ago

Interactive Notebook Pages: Past with Participles

There's no point fighting the past tense. You're going to have to sneak at least a COUPLE of words (read: functional chunks) in even in Spanish I.HINT: "Fue" will cover a LOT of your past te...
PBL in the TL · 2W ago

IPA Template

Integrated Performance Assessments typically have three components based on the modes of communication:InterpretiveInterpersonalPresentationalIn my class, each component is a separate test g...
PBL in the TL · 3W ago

Languages Look Good on Paper [MCGRAW-HILL]

Putting on symposiums for Spanish teachers is a fabulous direction for textbook companies to go in this day and age. And getting leaders in the field like Martina Bex to take part? You canno...
PBL in the TL · 3W ago

CI - I Still Have Questions

I got so many great tools and ideas from attending the CI workshop with Ben Slavic and Tina Hargaden, so conveniently located in my home state! I know I said I was going to "stay home and pr...
PBL in the TL · 3W ago

4 CI Strategies from CI Liftoff

I don't think anyone would call me a TPRS teacher, though I've certainly dabbled in comprehensible input for years, and I will gladly sip some CI Kool-Aid when offered a fresh serving, wheth...
PBL in the TL · 4W ago

That's My Jam! Starting Spanish 1 in Style

David Bisbal, I still love you, but it was time to retire "Te mueves tú" last year. Last y...
PBL in the TL · 1M ago

Why I Won't Teach Novels in Spanish

Let me be clear: I am a Spanglish teacher. I went into this game an English teacher, and novels have been the basis for my approach to instruction for a goodly portion of my career. It took ...