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Creating Teaching Materials

The Importance Of Creating Your Own Authentic Foreign Language Teaching Materials

November 10, 2015

You might be asking yourself, “why is there a post about foreign language teaching materials in a technology blog?” The reason is that (to me) this is the foundation of providing an authentic foreign language learning environment for your students. It is also the first step to incorporating technology into your foreign language classroom. Sure, […]

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Screencasting in foriegn language classes

My 6 Favorite Screencasting Tools

November 18, 2015

  I screencast almost daily, not only because I teach online. In my face2face classes it helps me personalize and differentiate. How? Well I create screencasts to have one group of students work on something while I personally work with the other group. You think you won’t have use for it?…Well, haven’t you ever had […]

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21st Century Foreign Language Instruction

Sharing Some Knowledge from the “Blended Learning of Foreign Languages” MOOC

October 25, 2015

I have now been following the LTMOOC for about three weeks. It is not what I expected, as it revolves around a tool called ‘Instreamia” and not entirely around blended learning of foreign languages as the name suggests. However, interesting and useful information, theories and methodologies have been shared. I have also learned about other productive […]

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Ted Ed Flipping lesson

TED-Ed Flip Tool Updates & Their Call for Ideas

October 25, 2015

A while back I talked about the many ways in which you can use the Ted-Ed flip tool in the Foreign Language classroom. I mentioned differentiating, innovative homework, lessons for absent students, sub lessons, and more. I had also mentioned it was a tool that had recently been launched and therefore undergoing constant changes and updates. Well, […]

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