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Welcome, Bienvenidos, Bienvenue, Benvenuto, Salve, Willkommen...Educators of Languages for Grades K-12.

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grammar is part of communication

Started by Gérard Gatoux. Last reply by Jessica Owens Nov 8, 2014. 1 Reply

Grammar in world language classes!  Is it a dreaded subject like many people think?  Not at all!  In fact, I must admit and confess that I love and enjoy teaching grammar!  Nowadays,  there are so…Continue

Para celebrar la san Valentin con mi clase de AP

Started by Gérard Gatoux. Last reply by Jessica Owens Nov 8, 2014. 1 Reply

Leer, escuchar y discutir algunos poemas de Neruda.  Escribir un poema de amor y presentarlo en la clase.…Continue

Tags: español, cultura/, Poesia/

Commercials

Started by Gérard Gatoux. Last reply by Jessica Owens Nov 8, 2014. 2 Replies

Teaching command forms and pronouns:Students create their own commercials.  Very funny and creative.commercialsContinue

Projet pour la Saint Valentin

Started by Gérard Gatoux Dec 30, 2012. 0 Replies

Comment célébrer la Saint Valentin?  Pourquoi pas des chansons et poèmes d'amour?Voilà ceux que j'ai choisis:Ma seule amourCharles d' ORLEANS…Continue

Tags: Chansons/poèmes/French/culture/grammaire/histoire

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Comment by Gérard Gatoux on October 12, 2011 at 7:28am
We are watching the movie El Norte in my Spanish 4 class, and discussing a number of issues related to the movie.  We do that in the target language.  They will have to write a composition over the week end.  What movies do you use in the most advances French and Spanish classes?
Comment by Gérard Gatoux on October 9, 2011 at 12:11pm

Our French Sister School

 

It's great to have a sister school in France with whom we skype and exchange students.

Comment by Gérard Gatoux on October 9, 2011 at 12:10pm

Our Japanese sister school

 

Students love to visit each other and learn about a different culture.  Arigato!

Comment by Gérard Gatoux on October 9, 2011 at 12:05pm

Our sister school in Argentina

 

Students in both countries are excited about the upcoming exchanges.

Comment by Kevin J. Higginbottom on April 11, 2011 at 9:37pm

I am wondering how many ELL teachers and administrators are following this group.  I find myself with a new responsibility at my school - training teachers to assess English Language Learners by using the Massachusetts MELA-O instrument.  My school district serves fewer than 20 ELLs district-wide this year.  I hope that those of us with such a low incidence of ELLs in our districts can form a small network to share resources and advice.  I have been administering the Mass MEPA for six or seven years now, but using the MELA-O will be new for me.   To further this sharing, I have established the hashtag #MassELL on Twitter.  If there are any Massachusetts ELL professionals out there who are interested, maybe we could start using this hashtag and start building our network.  If this is not the best match for a group, maybe someone would be interested in establishing a group dedicated to ELL.

Thanks.

-Kevin

PS:  Please follow me on Twitter @KJHigginbottom.  Also, the Mass MELA-O QMT Training Manual can be found at the link below.  I cross-posted the link on Twitter as well.

http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/mepa/testadmin/qmt_manual.pdf

Comment by Robin J. Rubio on February 19, 2010 at 12:34am
Hola. I am an IBMYP (International Baccalaureate for the Middle Years) teacher. I teach an Introduction to Spanish to ten 6th-grade classes at two schools. I am always open to new ways to reach my 6th-graders and love collaborating and sharing with other educators.
Comment by Harry Grover Tuttle on December 1, 2009 at 8:21pm
Hola. Am interested in how we assess student speaking on a regular basis and improve that speaking through non-technology and technology ways. Like web 2.0 tools.
Comment by Jocelyne Waddle on November 21, 2009 at 7:24pm
I teach French in Kentucky. I use NING with my students and parents. I am slowly abandonning my textbooks in favor of standard based performance events. I am working on National Board Certification.
Comment by Neal Chambers on November 4, 2009 at 8:32pm
Konichiwa! I teach English in Japan. I'm interested in learning more about language teaching in other countries and am looking forward to sharing useful information with everyone.
Comment by Toni Theisen on November 3, 2009 at 11:39pm
A world language educator always excited about collaborating and sharing.
 

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