This first week of online learning has been pretty successful for my students. Almost all of my students are on track and doing really well on each task. A few were slow to start and a small number of students have not logged on to Schoology this week. I’m not sure what to call this…… Continue reading Reflections on Week 1 of Distance Learning
I love seeing what other people are doing in their classrooms and I thought that it would be neat for us to share what our online classrooms look like. Please consider doing a quick recording and share your “new” classroom. Here is my classroom.
We are all embarking on a new adventure as we move our classrooms online. In the past 2 weeks, I have found that I really miss my daily interactions with my students. We had a routine and my students knew what to expect when they came into the classroom. Now everything feels like chaos. I…… Continue reading Online Office Hours with a Twist
Personalized learning is a powerful tool that helps students take ownership of their learning. Students have a choice in the path, place and/or pace in their learning. Two other integral components of personalized learning are goal setting and reflection. Many #langchat teachers on Twitter share how they have students track and reflect on their performance.…… Continue reading Personalized Learning: Dive Right In!
I first came across DonorsChoose 3 years ago and it took awhile to get my first project funded. Fast forward to today and I have had 20 projects fully funded! I want to share a few tips to help you get your next project funded. 1) Look for Match Offers Before I start any project,…… Continue reading DonorsChoose Winter Welcome Week
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