If you have not yet visited Dave Sladkey’s website, Energizing Brain Breaks, you are missing out. This blog is filled with great ideas for K-12 classrooms and contains both [Read more...]
This month’s theme is using active learning to differentiate. I will be sharing ideas for games, cooperative learning, brain breaks, collaborative structures, project-based instruction and more.
I am featuring this short [Read more...]
If you teach any foreign language class, you will be impressed with this article from College Board. It does focus on AP Spanish, but the recommendations could work well across [Read more...]
I love art that is collaborative in nature because it builds community and a sense of togetherness while allowing different students to contribute in different ways. Some students may draft the picture, while others organize the roles and responsibilities of the artists, for example. This bulletin board is especially cool because it [Read more...]
Diane at Foreign Language Fun has shared these cute games to play with your little ones but I can see playing them with kids at any age (even in high school).
All of her bean bag games are designed to teach simple concepts like numbers, letters and body parts- words that all new foreign language speakers learn first. I think playing the counting game with middle school students would inspire [Read more...]
This week, I’ll be sharing five ideas related to differentiation in special area subjects. Not only should we be talking more about differentiation in these areas, but we should be learning from our colleagues who teach these subject and collaborating [Read more...]