Alphabet Soup Units, part 2: Storytime (PBL + TPRS + IPA)

Storytime is the second step in my Alphabet Soup unit model, which combines Project-Based Learning (PBL), Target Language instruction (TL), Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS), Integrated Performance Asessments (IPA), ACTFL Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL), and Teaching Like a Pirate (TLAP).This process gives my units a clearer Read more…


Novice PBL Unit: Make a Change

High school sophomores might not be ready to change the world. And novices are really only qualified to talk about themselves. That’s why, as the King of Pop said, I’m starting with me. Well, yo. The point of Project-Based Learning is learning, yes. But more than that, it’s about doing. Read more…