World Language

Coming in the Fall 2016

90% Target Language Course

Language Teachers you can participate in an interactive online course to explore the ACTFL core practice of 90% Target Language for Teachers and Students. Work at your own pace at a time that is convenient. This coursehelps us effectively use the most challenging core practice: 

  • Why - explore the rationale, the research and the relationship to second language acquisition
  • How - Teacher Moves, Engendering Student Responsibility, Assessment
  • Technical Tools - Ways to Streamline Report and incentivize target language

Sign up by Sending an email to Paris Granville - granvillep@bsd405.org

90 Percent Target Language

Often teachers use English during the transition times. It may look like this.

By adding a check for understanding, the teacher can avoid English

practical IDEAS ON TARGET LANGUAGE USE

Learning Languages - Granville 2007                    The Language Educator - Crouse 2012

The Language Educator Zilmer 2013       Seating Chart Template for tracking points manually

ChartKeeper App

Class Dojo