Monthly Archives: August 2014

Tuez la Tortue!

It’s a good day when my students look like this during class!  We went super low-tech last week for our review of present tense verb conjugations with the best review game ever: Tuez la Tortue. I wish I could take … Continue reading

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I love my school district because they agreed that the whole system’s  foreign language department would benefit from finding out what our Clifton Strengths are and discussing how we can use these strengths to better our department and classrooms. Here … Continue reading

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Live a Thousand Lives Before You Die

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies,” said Jojen.  “A man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons If you’ve had a conversation with me in the past few years, you … Continue reading

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Taking your PLN to a New Level

I’ve LOVED connecting with other teachers on Twitter, but in the past few weeks, my PLN has gotten even more helpful.  A group of French teachers from across the country decided to kick it up a notch by connecting via … Continue reading

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