Make input comprehensible:  Communicating with your students

Make input comprehensible: Communicating with your students

July 21, 2019

Use self-assessment and non-verbal communication to help you understand what your students need to make your input comprehensible.

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PRIME DAY!!

PRIME DAY!!

July 15, 2019

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Providing opportunities for ALL students to travel

Providing opportunities for ALL students to travel

July 04, 2019

One non-profit is making it possible for each and every student to be able to travel.

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Teacher Summer = Travel Time!

Teacher Summer = Travel Time!

July 03, 2019

Make the most of your teacher summer and travel somewhere amazing.  Take a language class, explore the culture, whatever! These atypical destinations should top your list!

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Get them up and moving!

Get them up and moving!

June 07, 2019

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Ver viernes...binge watch television shows for input in your classroom

Ver viernes...binge watch television shows for input in your classroom

April 28, 2019

Using Netflix is a great way to engage students with authentic, target language input.  We use it weekly, and we think you should, too!

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Get Your Life Back:  assessing interpersonal speaking tasks

Get Your Life Back: assessing interpersonal speaking tasks

April 05, 2019

Assessment makes some teachers cringe...it also means grading.  Here are some things to remember when designing your assessment protocol.

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MesaMima’s top 5 ways to do the Interpretive Task

MesaMima’s top 5 ways to do the Interpretive Task

March 29, 2019

Five (ok, seven, but whatever) ways to vary the interpretive task, so you can focus on interpretation, inferences, and predictions, and LESS on literal comprehension.

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You Can't Beat Student Travel

You Can't Beat Student Travel

March 08, 2019

Our yearly student travel is the ultimate hands-on, learning-in-practice, chemistry-labs-ain’t-got-nothing-on-this, learning experience for our kids.

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Stay in the target language 90% of the time...or more!

Stay in the target language 90% of the time...or more!

March 01, 2019

Staying 90% in the Target Language isn't easy, but it's crucial.  Here is some support to get you there.

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Heads-up: a favorite interactive game

February 10, 2019

A SUPER fun game to promote vocabulary, interpersonal interaction and circumlocution in your classroom.

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Is your interpersonal task truly an interpersonal task?

Is your interpersonal task truly an interpersonal task?

February 03, 2019

Guidelines to ensure that your interpersonal task is truly an interpersonal task.

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