Communication, Critical thinking, Differentiation, Lesson ideas, literacy, Personalized Learning, Teaching ideas

Five ways to use stations – adapted for use in second language classes

The more I am working on moving to more skill based instruction, implementing BC's new curriculum redesign, the more I am finding that using stations are a good instructional design to allow students to practice those skills using communicative activities, and receive feedback in class. The more I use them, the more they are becoming … Continue reading


Making connections – (Paperless!) Reader response journals in second language classes (Part 2 of 2)

In my previous blog post, I explained the structure of the reading journals my collaboration partner and I are currently using. In Part 2 of the information about reading journals, you will find: how (and why) we started reading journals with our students this year how we model the responses to guide students how students … Continue reading