Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in world languages.
- With the proper scaffolding, students can provide feedback on their classmates’ projects in the target language.403
- The team competition is fierce in this informal assessment activity, in which students have to work together to win.2.4k
- The benefits of movement in the classroom aren’t limited to younger students. Pairing new words and concepts with gestures or dance moves locks in understanding—and active brain breaks prime students to learn even more.
- It’s a myth that learning a new language interferes with a child’s development.12.9k
- We visited a classroom in Denmark to see how a playful learning philosophy can put students at ease and make language learning joyful and engaging.1.2k
- In an excerpt from his book with fellow teacher Katie Hull Sypnieski, blogger Larry Ferlazzo looks at a few basic ways to reach students who are learning English as well as the subject at hand.13.5k
- More than 30 exercises to keep your students engaged and learning.9.5k
- Neuroscience can suggest ways to keep students working toward their learning goals after their initial excitement wears off.5.9k
- To give his students repeated exposure to relevant vocabulary terms, the author relies on a tried-and-true tool: index cards.4.5k
- Language classes often don't focus on the aspect of learning a language that intrigues students most -- speaking it. We should get students talking more.6.8k
- Students with academic challenges benefit from these simple strategies as they develop confidence using the target language.3.3k