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    RE: Essential Questions

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    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...

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    RE: Essential Questions

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    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! http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/district.cfm?subpage=874

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    RE: Essential Questions

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    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,...

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    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. To view Employment Opportunities and Apply online http://www.yourcharlotteschools...

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    RE: Essential Questions

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    Hello, 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. http://jaymctighe.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/World_Languages_Essential_Questions.pdf I...

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