I just finished presenting my Best of Kentucky session, Target [Language]: Say Less, Expect More at the Central States Conference. Thanks so much to the few who stuck it out to attend the last session of the last day! Here’s a repost of my presentation for them and anyone who wants it: Target [Language]: Expect […]
Earlier this month was the deadline for proposals to be submitted for the 2011 conference of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. I have never been to their conference–indeed, I’ve only ever attended one national conference (TESOL 2007)–but one of my new year’s resolutions was to at least attempt to go, and […]
Someone at my session asked for resources for math in Spanish. I promised I’d try to post some. Look here for a list I found. Also I forgot that I had this resource, education tools from the Department of Education in Venezuela.
I promised to add some information as I stumbled through searching on BBC Mundo during my presentation Prompts with Power. As it turns out, I was thinking of the Radio ONU website–theirs is easily searchable and programs are scripted. To search BBC Mundo for print sources, go to Google, and on the right, click ‘advanced […]
These are the sample prompts we are doing in my presentation, Prompts with Power, with sources. Unit theme: Interpersonal relationships Prompt theme: Adamari Lopez and Luis Fonsi divorce LEVEL 1 Target “should” She is sick. He “should…” Extend: why? LEVEL 2 Target: talking about the past Compare their relationship to a time when an illness […]
These are the promised German and French resources from my presentation, “Prompts with Power.” Hausegemacht.tv Radio on demand Morganpost TV on YouTube More radio on dradio For both French and German, a print source I mentioned a few posts back, Ads of the World. Also change your Google settings to show pages in German/French as […]
This is a writing or speaking prompt I’m making available as a follow-up to my upcoming presentation called “Prompts with Power.” Prezi coming soon. The prompt is: ¿Deben los jóvenes salir con novios en el colegio? My favorite audio source for this is from Patito Feo, a teen drama out of Argentina – it’s a […]
Here’s my Prezi for the three-hour workshop @jannachiang and I are doing at the annual fall conference of the Kentucky World Language Association, this weekend in Lexington. The title is “PLN-ology” and the topic is how to use online tools, specifically Twitter, the eduPLN on NING, and Delicious social bookmarking, to enhance professional development (and […]