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Five ways to use stations - adapted for use in second language classes

The more I am working on moving to more skill based instruction, implementing BC’s new curriculum redesign, the more I am finding that using stations are a good instructional design to allow students to practice those skills using communicative activities, and receive feedback in class. 1,656 more words

Critical Thinking

Literature Thursday (Turkey Edition)

This is the Thanksgiving edition of Literature Thursday!

However, I would like to start off this edition with two goodies for ya!

‘Just Time Together’ 524 more words

A Couple Storytelling Events & The Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence

StoryFusion Cabaret! presents
Journeys to Canada from South and East Family Trees
Saturday, January 28, 2018 | 8:00 PM | Advance tickets: $17… 236 more words


Recommendations: Classics

Hey all, Dani here.

Happy Thursday everyone, and Happy Thanksgiving to those of you in the US. Also, welcome back to another post in my series of book recommendations. 1,369 more words


Reclaiming Time: Part IV, Finale

There is no greater luxury than time. When we give our time we are giving our energy, our single most precious resource as individuals. I wish I’d understood that better far sooner in life. 1,133 more words

Kensho Homestead

Literacy is simple

You might imagine that literacy is complicated, that it costs a lot of money, or that adults learning to read spend years in classes. After all, not all children in US schools become fluent readers by the end of first grade and it is in second grade that most become fluent readers. 798 more words

Heart Language

Phonics workshop

On Tuesday we had our phonics workshop which was very successful. The children enjoyed showing their parents the games we use in class and to show off their phonics knowledge.

Class 2