By teaching you will learn, by learning you will teach. — A Latin proverb. Right now, you may be thinking about how you may want to change, update, or retool your language classes in the new school year. This may be an opportune time to review and learn about some interesting ways you can do just that.
We’ve collected a few noteworthy resources and strategies that focus on connecting with today’s students and integrating authentic resources that are both meaningful and engaging.
The Power of a 45-Second Investment in Relationship Building
According to middle school teacher, Lindsey Kervan, a short, positive interaction with a student at the start of the school year can pay off all year long. Read how Lindsey sets the tone for her classes and gets to know a little about each student upfront to ensure an inclusive and caring classroom environment.
Generation Z Students in the Language Classroom
Gen Z is truly a digital generation. It represents the most diverse population in U.S. history. They are motivated by practical learning with a purpose. Language Testing International (LTI) highlights ways that language educators can engage Gen Z students with more personalized learning and the use of authentic media that connects language learning with relevant events and trends.