Learning Languages

After experiencing “Italian for Survivors” in a high school in Perugia, Italy, Jill realizes that our students back here in the US do not have much exposure to other languages. Even students who study Spanish for their whole lives have not had enough language hours to have conversational Spanish when abroad. We discuss passion for…

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Peer Feedback

Peer editing is ripe for difficulty, but one teacher cracked the code of peer feedback with groups of four to effectively navigate the process of constructive criticism, using reading papers and ideas aloud for maximum clarity.

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Moving Forward by Looking Backward

Curriculum Mapping embraces the concept of backward design as you set your teaching strategy around the outcomes you want to achieve by the end of the school year.

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