So You Say?


ACTFL invites educators to air their views on topics we will cover in our So You Say feature in each issue of The Language Educator.

Each issue of The Language Educator will include a So You Say feature, an area where our readers offer their opinions on topics relevant to language education. The Editor will select representative statements and they will be published in the magazine. Submit today!

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    RE: Why thematic units? Why authentic resources?...

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    This thread began on October 9th. It is now October 25th. It looks like this will be the 80th post on the thread. My intent is not to point fingers nor to criticize. I truly want to bring the various interests to a place where we can work together,...

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    RE: Why Thematic Units

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    ¬°Excellent argument, Alysa! You bring up a lot of good points. While I teach at the college level, we experience many of the same frustrations although perhaps we have more freedom in terms of designing a curriculum (albeit fewer contact hours with...

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    Professional-development opportunity

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    RE: Why thematic units? Why authentic resources?...

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    I am 100% behind your comment Luann. We FL teachers are unique individuals and teach in diverse teaching situations. What works for me may not work for someone else with a different personality and teaching situation. Respecting everyone's uniqueness...

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    Why Thematic Units

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    While I am also anxious to see research supporting thematic units in the WL classroom, to my mind they are not the issue. The problem is not with the way content is organized. The issue here is what teachers, their districts and curriculum departments...

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