Online and Distance Language Learning
Ideas for teaching ESL and World Language online, plus technology in the classroom.
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This interactive Google Slides presentation can be done as a class or given to students to work on individually. It asks learners to look at housing in the altiplano of Bolivia and Perú and the casas cueva in southern Spain. Students think about how technology, geography and culture are present in the dwellings we live in and they compare these houses to houses in their community. This is great AP cultural comparison preparation that doesn't feel like test prep!
Sites and extensions I love for distance learning - Whether you're a Core French teacher, a French immersion teacher, or you don't teach French at all, I hope you'll love these sites and Chrome extensions as much as I do! For organizing your day, doing French speaking activities online, practicing vocabulary, or using PDFs during remote learning, there are some great tools out there to help you out! Ideas that work for elementary teachers + middle school and high school teachers, too.
Have you started Weekend Chat with your Spanish classes? Check out these ideas for a digital weekend chat! It's a great daily routine to get into for preterite practice. It's awesome to have something like this ready to go every Monday - there’s no Sunday night, “wait, what are we doing tomorrow?” feeling! Use Google Slides, Jamboard, Quizlet, and more! Here are 8 easy ways to try weekend chat in your virtual Spanish classroom! Perfect for distance learning or your digital classroom!
Are you looking for ways to engage your students in distance learning, virtual classroom, or hybrid setting? Check out these four simple activities to include in your Spanish middle school or high school classroom to grow your classroom community and connect with your students! These are also great icebreakers, get to know you activities, and relationship builders to use during back to school, a new semester or new term, or just to build relationships in your classes! Click to see more!
Struggling to keep your middle and high school students engaged in distance learning? What we used to do doesn’t work now so we need new strategies to keep students connected during remote instruction. In this post, five veteran teachers share proven strategies for student engagement including choice board, Mote, Wheel of Names, breakout rooms, videos, EdPuzzle and many more. There are strategies for teaching synchronously, asynchronously, hybrid, and with the platform, Canvas. Read it now!
With an increase in remote instruction, teachers are using a huge variety of online resources and tools, including Google Classroom, Google Meets, Zoom, online gradebooks, educational apps, and other technologies. Grade Transferer is a chrome extension that lives in the browser and allows teachers to seamlessly transfer data between a variety of educational platforms and their gradebook(s). Click here to read more about it! #onlineteaching #virtualteaching #notanotherhistoryteacher
Wondering how to provide comprehensible input remotely in your World Language class? Some exemplary teachers who rock at distance learning share 8 strategies you can implement in your classes immediately. There are examples for synchronous as well as asynchronous teaching. I had never heard of some of these and they are so creative! Check them out! #spanishonline #distancelearning #comprehensibleinput