Use Traditions Around the World

So I am finally out of school for summer just in time to celebrate Father’s Day with my pop.  While thinking about the holiday and my family traditions,  I wondered how other people celebrated today.  Is Father’s Day celebrated in other countries?  It got me thinking about other holidays and traditions and how we communicate Read more about Use Traditions Around the World[…]

Challenge yourself! Mix it up! Get them using the language!

In my last post I discussed the importance of communication in the  language classroom. Today I want to talk about how we can mix it up to keep students engaged and communicating in the target language. I know there are days where I am standing in front of my Smartboard pointing at pictures lecturing away Read more about Challenge yourself! Mix it up! Get them using the language![…]

Communication First

By now we all know the 5 C’s of World Language teaching…Communication, Culture, Comparisons, Community and Connections.  They are, after all, the foundation to what we do as language teachers.  But how often do we think of these 5 components when creating daily lessons? And how easy is it to just focus on a few Read more about Communication First[…]