Sample Schedule This sample schedule, incorporating comprehensible input techniques, also allows for your own favorite techniques. Page 1 is the bare bones version, page 2 is expanded and more descriptive.
The New Bloom’s Taxonomy and Foreign Language Instruction (PDF)
Memorization is the very lowest level of learning. With comprehensible input strategies we can ask students to think at higher levels, even in beginning language classes.
Checklist for Observing a WL Classroom (PDF)
This latest version has more specific guidance built into the form to point out what good foreign language teaching should look like. This can be a big help to administrators and guests by giving them specifics to focus on. I give a copy to every observer in my classes to get some guided feedback and help me to get better.
Checklist for Observing a WL Classroom
This is the Checklist in a Word format so you can adapt it to your needs.
Rachel Seay from North Carolina modified the observation form with spaces for notes from the BSCS 5 E’s Instructional Model. Get it here.
Updated and Expanded –Formerly “The Basics of TPRS”
You want differentiation? We got your differentiation right here. Check out an explanation from a workshop on how I use Susan Gross’s idea of Contrastive Grammar.