Check out the new resources and links on H.O.W. Hot on the Web. Lots of interesting posts and materials!
Archives for November 2017
This just popped up on my FB feed. 2017 Navidad Commercial Madness at Williamson CI and TPRS. Do not miss this! It is a treasure. I am going to try this with my classes.
This is a great article about What Makes Guernica Picasso’s Most Influential Painting plus there is a Sound Cloud Podcast of the entire article at the bottom. I plan to use this in my Spanish IV Honors class.
Do you have issues with students using translators? Check our Getting our Students to Write in the Target Language without the Temptation of those Dreaded Translator Sites at Teaching in the Target Language!
Are you interested in including Social Justice topics in your classroom? Then be sure to visit FLANC 2016 and BEACH FLANC 2017: Social Justice in the Intermediate Classroom. There are resources, links and ideas at this site.
Here is something on Small Group Speaking Assessment at PBL in the Target Language. Lots of “how to” ideas and it even includes some ideas on classroom arrangement!
Looking for some attention getters? Check out Brain breaks, and passwords and chants oh my! by Madame Litten at CI Can Teach!
I love to use music in the classroom. If you do too, then don’t miss What to do with a song in Spanish class by Allison at Mis Clases Locas! Although they are for Spanish class many of the ideas could be used in my language class.
More music for your classroom? This is a great list of Cantantes Mujeres by Kristy Placido of Placido Language Resources!
Do you want to find a better way to give timely formative feedback. You might find some techniques and/or ideas at Language Sensei – blogpost on November 1, 2017 entitled Pop Check-In . . . Pop Coaching: Improving My Formative Feedback.