Guided conversations provide a scaffolded framework for students to converse in Spanish. They support performance by letting you stay focused on your curriculum, themes and grammar points, while also working towards building students’ proficiency. Learn more in this guest post from Jamie at Specialty Spanish!
Matching worksheets are neither the most effective nor the most engaging way to teach vocabulary in the global language classroom. Here are five alternatives you can try instead!
Before students can begin to feel confident that they are capable of meeting our expectations, they have to be clear about just what those expectations are. Here are three ways to make sure your students can aim for a bullseye, every time!
Nothing breeds confidence like success. Anytime our students accomplish something they feel proud of, they give themselves concrete proof of everything they are capable of. Here are six specific strategies we can use to help create opportunities for students to be successful in our classes.
By building relationships with our students, not only do we gain the opportunity to talk to them explicitly about the strengths we see in them, but we are also implicitly communicating that we believe they are worth getting to know, and you never know how much that might mean to a student.