It’s a new school year and for many of us that means talking to new students and new parents about something they’re very unfamiliar with: language proficiency.
You may have caught this document on the wikispace for the workshop I did with the Webb School of Knoxville this summer; it’s something I put together to help you inform parents and students on how and why your classroom is focused on language proficiency and nothing else – not grades, not direct objects, not fluffy food projects. To make it useful for as many teachers as possible, I didn’t refer to any school or language in particular in the document. To edit it, simply click “File” and “Make a copy” and Drive will save the file to your own drive for you to edit.
Here it is (click the title):