If you have a subscription to the Scholastic magazines Bonjour, check out this mini lesson that I put together on le réchauffement climatique. Read below or watch the explanation video. Vocab review on quizlet1 Jour 1 Question – C’est quoi le réchauffement OR play FluentKey live using a premade quiz that accompanies this video.Read the…… Continue reading Le réchauffement climatique mini lesson
I was so fed up with phones last year that I knew I had to do something or I would go crazy! I would create an engaging, relevant lesson for students only to have a handful (or more) of students scrolling on their phones. I tracked student phone use and those who used their phones…… Continue reading Phones: A Love-Hate Relationship
The most recent Scholastic magazines had a theme all about l’amitié virtuelle and I created a lesson using these articles. I explain the lesson in this short video. This could easily be adapted to stations. Resources Worksheet Google Forms – Be sure to make a copy before editing or sharing these! Tu préfères… (Make a…… Continue reading Amitiés Virtuelles
At my school, open house is usually the second week of school and parents follow a modified class schedule where they spend 10 minutes in each class. In the past, I would give a short 10 minute presentation describing what a typical class looked like, explaining procedures for makeup work, and a bit about me.…… Continue reading Open House Stations
Summers are a chance for teachers to relax, reflect and recharge. However, it is also easy to feel pressure to work and attend professional development sessions, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Last year was a challenging year for me. One of my colleagues was out on an unexpected leave, which left the…… Continue reading Taking Back Summer!
The flexible learning spaces in my classroom have had a positive impact on student satisfaction and learning. My students enjoy the options that they have and most of them use the spaces as intended. But as always, there are a few students who ruin it for the rest. Here are a few things I learned…… Continue reading Flexible Seating Tips
The way that I personalize learning for my students continues to evolve and I have updated the playlists that I use with my students. It is easier for students to follow and makes it less overwhelming for them. If you would prefer to hear about how I personalize learning in my French class, check out…… Continue reading Sample Blended Unit