CLASSROOM IDEAS

Teacher Resources

CURATED RESOURCES - ON THE TOPICS OF INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION, CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE TEACHING, BIAS, GLOBAL COMPENTENCE AND OTHER RELATED TOPICS

Curated resources on the above topics - from Leslie Grahn

AUTHENTIC RESOURCES - ON IDENTITY, DIVERSITY, DISCRIMINATION AND RACISM.

Authentic Resources in multiple languages -  from L:eslie Grahn

RESOURCES - BACK TO SCHOOL WITH OUR LANGUAGE LEARNERS

Back to school with our Language Learners at a Distance - from Leslie Grahn

RESOURCES FOR REMOTE LEARNING 

Italian Instagram Posts about Staying Home #restoacasa #iostoacasa - from Leslie Grahn

An excellent site for teaching French recommended by Rebecca Blouwolff - Children's books read in video and organized by theme.

German Instagram Posts about Helping Neighbors #nachbarschaftshilfe - from Leslie Grahn

German Instagram Posts about Social Distancing #socialedistanzierung - from Leslie Grahn

German Instagram Posts #bleibtzuhause - from Leslie Grahn

French Instagram Posts: #masquesolidaire  #masquessolidaires - from Leslie Grahn

Spanish Instagram Posts: #cubrebocas #mascarillassolidarias - from Leslie Grahn

Tips for Engaging All Language Learner in Online Instructions - from Leslie Grahn

Distance Learning Class Norms - from Leslie Grahn

Another resource from Leslie Grahn - Office Hours - How to for Students.

Leslie Grahn has organized all of her Resources for the Shift to Online Blended Learning onto a Webpage. Thanks Leslie for this great resource.

Tips for Engaging All Language Learners in Online Instruction - from Leslie Grahn

Theme #6 Spanish Instagram Posts:  Fake News - from Leslie Grahn

Theme #6 French Fake News Tweets/Instagram Posts - from Leslie Grahn

Making a Difference:  Remote Learning Themes - from Leslie Grahn

The Basics of Teaching Online from Occidental College World Language Project.

Earth Day Authentic Resources of Online Learning - from Leslie Grahn

Target Language Songs about the World Situation - from Leslie Grahn

Theme #4 Spanish Tweets/Instagram Posts - from Leslie Grahn

Theme #4 French Tweets/Instagram Posts - from Leslie Grahn.

Digital Escape Games for Spanish Learners

Making a Difference Remote Learning Themes #4 and #5 - Leslie Grahn

Making a Difference Remote Learning Theme #3 - Leslie Grahn

Remote Learning and Online Resources for the WL classrooms, from Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers.

Authentic Text:  Instagram Posts in the TL.  from Leslie G.

Here is a link to Leslie G.'s Google Folder with all of the resources she has gather to support teachers - Additional resources as they are added will be put here also.

Making a Difference:  Remote Learning Theme #2 - from Leslie G.

Here is a link to some great resources from CT COLT on Remote Language Teaching

Here is a Choice Board for Young Language Learners At Home Learning by Leslie G.

A Continuum of Support for Language Learners - Based on your school's/district's requirements by Leslie G.

Another resource for Transitioning to online learning in languages - Resources for the suggested lesson plan framework by Leslie G.

Resources in Response to COVID-19 from ACTFL.

Here is a Google Classroom Cheat sheet to support you!

COVID-19 Resources for World Language Teachers from the Tech for World Language Facebook Group.

Supporting Language at Home During COVID-19 Wimington Public Schools.

Remote Learning and Teaching Resources from Wayside Publishing

Remote Learning Choice Board

Language Enterprise Resources for Persevering through COVID-19

Audible Books for free in 5 languages while schools are closed.
146  in Spanish.
33  in French
10 in German
37 in Italian
68 in Japanese

Making a Difference:  Remote Learning Themes from Leslie G.

Online Resources During School Closures compiled by PSMLA (Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association)

 

 

MaFLA Exemplary Program Awards

The MaFLA Exemplary Program Awards assemble industry standards on best practices and high performing programming with strong student outcomes.  It is intended to be a working document for programs who wish to work toward attaining the Exemplary Program distinction. The Levels 1 through 3 described are potential areas of entry for programs to use as a checklist to identify areas of need as well as an advocacy tool for administrative support for program strengthening. This rubric is still in draft form and your feedback is welcome.  Click on the button below to offer your comments and suggestions.

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Feedback form for Exemplary Programs

ONLINE Resource Sites for FL Teachers

FL Teach – The Foreign Language Teachers Forum is an integrated service of FL teachers. This resource includes a WWW. site, an email LISTSERV Academic Discussion List, list archives and the FL News Server at the State University of New York at Cortland.

The Foreign Language Resource Centers – The common goal of the Language Resource Centers (LRCs) is to promote the learning and teaching of foreign languages in the United States. The US Department of Education established the first LRCs at US universities in 1990 in response to the growing national need for expertise and competence in foreign languages. This site lists all of the Centers and includes a search function which will allow you to look for specific materials related to the teaching of foreign languages.

CALPER – Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research, Pennsylvania State University.

CARLA – Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota.

CASLS – Center for Applied Second Language Studies, University of Oregon

CERCLL – Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy, University of Arizona.

CeLCAR – Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region, Indiana University

CLEAR – Center for Language Education and Research, Michigan State University.

COERLL – Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning.

LARC – Language Acquistion Resource, San Diego State University

NALRC – National African Language Resource Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

NCLRC – National Capital Language Resource Center, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Center for Applied Linguistics.

NEALRC – National East Asian Languages Resource Center, Ohio State University

NFLRC – National Foreign Language Resource Center, University of Hawai’i

NHLRC – National Heritage Language Resource Center, University of California, Los Angeles, UC consortium for Language Learning & Teaching

NK-12FLRC – National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center, Iowa State University

NMELRC – National Middle East Language Resource Center, Brigham Young University

SALRC – South Asian Language Resource Center, University of Chicago