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Foreign Language Methods Resources

by Julie Tufts
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Created for Foreign Language teachers in the VCCS Career Switchers program, this collection will help anyone getting started in teaching Foreign Languages.

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Added 09/11/2012
This site is a block-by-block way to build language through grammatical building blocks. For beginners. Includes audio. Includes some contexts (forming an opinion, greeting, etc.)

Talkin'About Talk

Added 09/11/2012
A series of radio programs about the nature and value of second language learning. Engaging thirty minute programs by Rick Rickerson.

Making Assessment Work for Everyone: How to Build on Student Strengths

Added 09/11/2012
Making assessment work for a diverse body of learners

The Elementary Immersion Learning Strategies Resource Guide

Added 09/11/2012
Teaching learning strategies builds stronger learners.

Virtual Assessment Center

Added 09/11/2012
A comprehensive website offering research-based materials on assessment and resources for the creation and implementation of assessment tools

Teaching Foreign Languages K–12

Added 09/11/2012
Videos of exemplary Foreign Language classes in progress. Information on the five C's of the national FL standards and other methods topics.

FLTeach Website

Added 09/11/2012
The FLTEACH website provides the history of the listserve and instructions on how to join. Preservice FL teachers and veterans should join this list to network on classroom practices and to share resources.

Teacher Resources for Instructional Planning for Foreign Languages

Added 09/11/2012
Standards-based activities and lesson plans in Chinese, French, German, Latin, Russian and Spanish. Full of classroom-ready teaching ideas.

Foreign Language Teaching Methods

Added 09/11/2012
From UT Austin, valuable information for online methods courses.

Online Readings in Psychology and Culture

Added 09/11/2012
Unit 2, Chapter 12: Culture and its Transfer: Ways of Creating General Knowledge Through the Study of Cultural Particulars Unit 8, Chapter 1: Sojourners to Another Country: The Psychological Roller-coaster of Cultural Transitions

Kaleidoskop: Alltag in Deutschland

Added 09/11/2012
Merlot award-winning, Goethe-Institut funded, text-based web site on everyday culture. Great reading resource, although it's necessary to screen for vocabulary, and to provide a context within the classroom.

German Resources on the Web (GROW)

Added 09/11/2012
LOTS of resources for all levels.

Instructional Resources: Learning Scenarios

Added 09/11/2012
Three German lessons: dating service, "Gesundheit," and back to school
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