Tags » Motivating Students

When Is It Time to Move Up to a Better Bow?

I got an email from a Olympic Recurve student regarding what kind of bow to move up to. He is a serious student who has a good beginner/intermediate bow, an SF Premium Plus. 1,134 more words

For All Coaches

Who knew that 4 of their teachers spoke French!

Before our December holiday break, I created my first student task based on Comprehensible Input (a method of second language acquisition).  Tasks, a new (to me!) vehicle for language acquisition came out of the workshops I attended at ACTFL in Boston last November. 452 more words

Motivating Students

Guest post via @briteeyes49: My Students Have Taken Over The Easel!

An easel sits in the right-hand corner of our room.
It’s always been there.

Sometimes I use it, most of the time I don’t.
I started to notice something a few days ago. 275 more words

Guest Post

10 Tricks to Burn Yourself to a Gorgeous Body

Many people I know start off the New Yr by looking into making resolutions to lose weight and improve your fitness. often, this mission is often easier said than done. 811 more words

Glenn Gration

ACTFL 2016-inspired resolutions

Having attended the recent annual conference of foreign language practitioners and researchers,

And having been rejuvenated through workshops and conversations with colleagues and presenters,

And having been given a charter to work with middle school students this current year… 144 more words

Motivating Students

Dr Critical: Or how I learned to hate the term ‘Thesis Statement’

It is essay season.  A season sometimes dreaded by students and faculty (and most likely always by TAs who often are burdened with the majority of the marking).  1,107 more words

Teaching Philosophy

Wanna make the world a better place?

  Every teacher thinks that his or her class equips students the most for life in the 21st century.  I’m here to make the case for how acquiring a 2nd language can transform the life of not only the student but those the student serves, later during his or her productive years of work and service. 156 more words

Motivating Students