Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Language Latte: A Podcast for World Language Teachers

Oct 8, 2018

In this episode we are discussing our students, and how to keep them in our language programs through the advanced levels.

We will talk a bit about what schools are doing to retain students, and then I’ll interview Casey Chon, who is studying Arabic education at Boston University. She’s going to share her ideas on...


Sep 24, 2018

We're talking about using IPAs (Integrated Performance Assessments) in the language classroom. IPAs are a classroom-based performance assessment model developed by ACTFL to assess the progress that language students are making towards proficiency. We'll look at the 3 tiers of an IPA, the rubrics, and how to use them in...


Sep 9, 2018

In this episode we are discussing the role of reading in the world language classroom: there are a myriad of benefits our students get from reading in the target language.

We’ll look at how teachers are getting students to read for pleasure, reading topics of interest and books of their own choosing; learn about the...


Aug 26, 2018

In this episode we are discussing new teachers: whether they are new to the profession, new to the school, new to the content, or even teachers who are trying out a new method.

What are the key action items new teachers can do to relieve stress, and have a manageable work-life balance? What is the role schools play in...


Jul 1, 2018

How- and why- should world language teachers incorporate the diverse cultures that speak the languages we are teaching? Does social justice play a role in language classrooms? A look at the current research on culturally inclusive classrooms, and how teachers can show our students that their experiences, and...