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MERLOT II


    

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Foreign Language Methods Resources

by Julie Tufts
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Description:
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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click!Deutsch


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.)
2.

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


Added 09/11/2012
Making assessment work for a diverse body of learners
4.

The Elementary Immersion Learning Strategies Resource Guide


Added 09/11/2012
Teaching learning strategies builds stronger learners.
5.

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
6.

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.
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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.
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Outreach World


Added 09/11/2012
Outreach World is a multilingual site designed to teach children about the world. A searchable database leads to materials to teach target language and culture.
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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.
10.

Foreign Language Teaching Methods


Added 09/11/2012
From UT Austin, valuable information for online methods courses.
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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
12.

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.
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German Resources on the Web (GROW)


Added 09/11/2012
LOTS of resources for all levels.
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Instructional Resources: Learning Scenarios


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