Tag Archives: differentiation

What I’m Learning in Grad School: CI Demo

This past weekend I began my first class for my master’s degree in Spanish Education through Auburn University. The first item on the weekend agenda was a CI demo in German! The presenter, Andrea Wilkinson, was excellent. I was reminded of … Continue reading

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Authentic Audio: Me gusta/No me gusta

Here are some links to Audio Lingua recordings of native Spanish speakers talking about their likes and dislikes: 1. Alejandra: http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article3525 2. Edinson: http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2108 3. Paola: http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2481 4. María: http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article576 I had students set up a graphic organizer on their paper: I played them … Continue reading

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More Practice with Questions

As I was wrapping up stations last Friday, I asked students to respond to two reflection questions. What activities in class are most helpful for you? Are there any specific topics you need more practice with? The responses were for the most … Continue reading

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Stations: Practice and perfect!

I was talking to a few teachers in my department between classes earlier this week: “I’ve introduced most of the unit’s vocab, but I need more ways to practice it. Students can do all right on straight translation, or remember … Continue reading

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