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FL Teach

FL Teach

The Foreign Language Teaching Forum is an integrated service for FL teachers, dedicated to encouraging communication, sharing, and collaboration at all levels. Our broad discussion topic is foreign language teaching methods for any level of instruction in all languages. Specific areas of discussion include school/college articulation, training of student teachers, classroom activities, curriculum, and syllabus design. Students in teacher training programs, teachers both new and experienced, administrators, and other professionals interested in any aspect of foreign language teaching are invited to participate in our discussions.

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Veronica Janes
Veronica Janes (Teacher (K-12))
6 years ago

The main reason this page gets 4 stars is because I was surfing for Classroom Managment techniques and happened upon some *great* advice for the FL classroom.  We tend to want our students to talk, but how many of us are constantly saying "no hablen ingles!"  From the grave, my high school Spanish teacher (and Foreign Language legend!), Marilyn Barrueta, was giving advice.  I had read a few of her wonderful postings before actually seeing her name as the author and was moved.  Even though I had Barrueta "baggage" that followed me my whole life, it was that baggage that inspired me to begin teaching at age 35.  I am now a middle school teacher who wishes I knew even half of what she knew.  This web page is a start.

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