I have been answering lots of questions in the past few days about my Spanish Teacher Success Academy presentation and it’s got me thinking about
Kids need novelty. Every blog from every teacher I follow, every textbook on language teaching, and every bIt of common sense in my head tells
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.
A lot of bloggers who write about using TPRS or any other CI method talk a lot about how great it is and how engaged
The fifth part in the ongoing series about how I can encourage success and not set students (and myself) up for failure. As a teacher who
As the New Year begins, I have been reflecting on what to write. I have learned some really valuable (and REALLY obvious) lessons throughout the last