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grades

Transition to Engrade

This means I’m going to have to keep up with grading. I have set up a gradebook with Engrade for all 5 of my classes this year. I have entered the vast majority of titles for assignments given so far this year. I have entered, oh, maybe half of the Read more…

authentic texts

Pop star backtalk

Two things were missing: interpersonal interaction and sufficient authentic input. Also, engagement had been stretched a little thin, either by note-taking (although in a form not quite as dry as other methods) or a pretty solid week of writing and revising. My Spanish 3 pack needed to be exposed to more Read more…

5 c's

5 C’s + Service

Escuela de la Laja de Icononzo de Tolima I was going to have students pack backpacks full of school supplies to have a tangible demonstration of “classroom and school environment” (core curriculum essential standard for Novice Mid, Connection to Other Disciplines, 1.1– Use memorized words and phrases to exchange information about the Read more…

5 c's

Spanish Syllabi “infographs”

I did finally finish the Spanish versions of the infograph syllabus, if you are interested. I have also uploaded them to their respective Google Sites pages, and sent out links to said pages on Edmodo (posting them also on the, frankly, obsolete “official” Schoolfusion sites, where appropriate) So first, zee Read more…