Traveling internationally with students has to be the best perk in teaching a world language. Watching them interact with native speakers and learn even more about different cultures is amazing!
The purpose of the assignment is for students to understand a negative definition and reflect on how they define friendship according to a negative definition—that is, identifying what
April 25, 2019Pablo Roman In previous posts, I’ve written extensively about how simple it is to do Crosstalk, and especially about the fact that it’s as simple as
April 24, 2019 Jared De Vore The rise of social media’s significance during and after the 2016 presidential election cannot be overstated, though its place in American politics
Steve Weller has been an eighth grade English teacher for the past 11 years, and an adjunct college instructor for the past nine. He holds a Bachelor’s in English
April 23, 2019Renée Beck It is essential to take the time to make sure your students know what culture is when teaching them about francophone culture. I am
Earth Day is Monday, April 22! Print this poster out to get your students thinking about their carbon footprint.
I have done a variety of types of games in my class to get students to maintain speaking in Spanish and, equally as important, to stay on topic. Both are a huge challenge.
Then I showed the scene from Pay It Forward where Kevin Spacey, the teacher, explains to his seventh grade class their all-year extra credit project, which is also written on the chalkboard of his room. “Assignment,” the board says. “Think of an idea to change the world—then put it into action.”
Working across the curriculum content areas has been all the buzz the last several years. In the Literature-Based DBQ series, the idea was to use great literary works from different periods to foster these connections across the curriculum as well as to provide students with the ability to practice skills needed on various AP®, IB®, and SAT® exams.