Supporting Content from other Classes in the FL Classroom

Brain Breaks with Numbers & Pi Day

By |2022-02-26T10:51:09-07:00February 22nd, 2022|

Numbers Brain Breaks World language students often need help with numbers. Numbers are useful, but they are abstract and many are not high frequency, plus teachers do not always incorporate numbers into lessons. So students begin to forget them. I hate it when level 2, or even 3, students [...]

GOOD QUESTION! QUESTIONS FROM COLLEGE STUDENTS #1

By |2017-10-11T13:22:16-06:00October 13th, 2012|

I have presented about TPRS in the Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages classes at two large regional universities lately. These are some sharp students. Makes me very hopeful for the future of our profession. Their professors are doing a good job with them, judging by the interaction in class.  Several of the [...]

DANCING! 5 A DAY HULA EN ESPAÑOL

By |2017-10-11T13:22:17-06:00September 19th, 2012|

What a great video!  Kids beg for it. Perfect for a TPR or TPRS class and many of the same words we have been using in Spanish I. 5 a day Hula en español http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_Clwq4osEQ&list=PL01C03CE9B45BF236&index=70&feature=plpp_video There is so little movement in so many of their other classes, that this might just  support physical education. [...]

Light Reading Jewel: Zoo Books!

By |2017-10-11T13:22:19-06:00February 12th, 2012|

This is a continuation of the series on Light Reading successes and failures:  http://www.brycehedstrom.com/2012/light-reading-hits-spanish-i  http://www.brycehedstrom.com/2012/light-reading-misses-spanish-i    http://www.brycehedstrom.com/2012/light-reading My Spanish I students love Zoo Books.  I bought a set of Zoo Books (zoobooks.com) in Spanish years ago for the students in my beginning Spanish classes.  This was the soft cover set [...]

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