Everyone makes mistakes. As a language teacher, I know this implicitly: kids are always making mistakes with their language. But should I chide them for
Two days a week. That’s all the students get of Spanish. Two measly days. That is all the time the kids get to have CI,
As teachers, we want to control all the things the students are doing. It is in the nature of our profession to create perfect students who do things exactly as we tell them and give us answers that are exactly what we are expecting, but that’s not how kids work. They want to do things their own way and be individuals. If our grip is too tight, if we don’t allow their individuality, creativity, and ingenuity to shine through, we might turn off the students to learning and acquiring languages altogether.
Graphic Organizers are big in the education world, for good reason: They help students to visually organize their information. It gives them another way to
Well, the year is in full swing. Homework is assigned, assignments are being completed and collected, grades are going into the gradebook. All is going
An unexpected hiatus Burned out, Over it, Exhausted, Fried, Run down These are all phrases I can use to describe the last 2.5 months of school. I was