Some great Essential Questions related to elementary foreign language learning as as follows:
What is (French, Spanish, Mandarin, Portuguese, etc.)?
How doe we label the world around us in (name of language)?
Why, in world that...
The Greece Central (NY) School Distrct has posted a very helpful list of Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions related to many of the typical topics taught in language classes. It is a great resource!
Our district started using EQ's many years ago (I've already been retired for 3). Initially, the concept seemed silly and obvious to me. However, the mandate to use LbD and LEQ's forced me to become much more cerebral and analytical about my content,...
Lemon Bay High School in Englewood, Fl (just south of Sarasota on the Gulf coast,) seeks an experienced upper level Spanish teacher for academic year 2015-2016.
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I am new here and looking for ideas. I stumbled on your question from a few year ago and find myself with a similar dilemma with respect to novices. I thought I would share a link to a list of EQs for FL.
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Nicaragua Summer Exchange Program
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH
Bellaire High School, HISD
South Hadley High School/MaFLA
South Hadley, MA
The French Embassy has three exciting workshop opportunities coming in May 2015.
1. Workshop on French of Sciences and Technics
Location: Michigan Technological University
Date: May 18-22, 2015
For more info: http://highereducation.frenchculture.org/events/stage-de-formation-pedagogique-francais-scientifique-et-technique...
Request packets loaded with information about the products and services available from ACTFL. Included are sample copies of The Language Educator and Foreign Language Annals. Encourage your students to take advantage of the many professional and career-related...
We are always looking for excellent photos to consider for the cover of The Language Educator. Please upload your best photo illustrating language learning here—if we use it on the cover, you will receive $300 for your school or classroom!
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is pleased to offer ACTFL members a specialized online graduate certificate in Instructional Technology Integration designed for individuals teaching world languages on the K-12 and higher education...
The ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Assessment Workshop is a four-day professional development workshop designed to introduce language educators to the Oral Proficiency Interview, the ACTFL rating scale, and the techniques for conducting and...