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Deepening the Impact of Our Classroom Activities

I was asked by my state’s foreign language assocation to write a short message to the world languages teachers at the start of school.  Here’s what I wrote: As I prepare lessons for the first days of school, I have … Continue reading

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How I plan a unit of study

How I plan a unit of study (based on McTighe and Wiggins’ Understanding by Design): Start with the theme (from the textbook or one I choose, depending on my constraints) Write enduring understanding(s) and essential questions Determine learning goals using: … Continue reading

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