LOTE (Languages Other than English)
August 18th, 2011

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World Languages – Silvia Tolisano- Langwitches Blog
  • Sketchnoting: Combining Typography and Vocabulary Practice
    Next month, at the beginning of the school year in South America, I will be starting a year long blended coaching relationship with the Asocación Escolar Goethe, The German School...
  • Truly Global?
    Living in the USA (in certain regions), it is sometimes easy to forget that NOT EVERYONE speaks English, or is comfortable with English as a foreign language.Even hanging out on...
  • Literacy: Language Competence Beyond Our Comfort Zone
    Someone monolingual is one who speaks one language. Someone bilingual is fluent in two languages, trilingual is fluent in three languages and someone multilingual is fluent in multiple languages. Speaking...
  • Global Pedagogy in the World Language Classroom
    I am excited to be sharing global pedagogy in the world language classroom with educators from NJAIS (New Jersey Association of Independent Schools). How do we make world language teaching...
  • Back to The Future Project: Life Cycle Snapshots in Target Language
    Ana Paula Cortez, a Portuguese teacher at Graded, The American School of São Paulo, got her 7th and 8th Grade students excited about practicing the target language during a Life Cycle unit....
  • 7 Billion Others: How are we Different? How are we the Same?
    7 Billion Others… There are seven billion other humans living on our planet. How do they live? What is important to them? What makes them tick? Do they live similar...
  • World Language Students Are Poppleting
    6th graders are studying Health and Illness related vocabulary in Ms. Piragene’s Portuguese class. How do we learn vocabulary of a second, third or fourth language best?  As a class,...
  • Broadening Horizons
    As the school year is ending, more and more educators are making decisions regarding their path for the upcoming scholastic year. Should they switch schools? Should they move into a...
  • Further Amplification… Other Languages…
    “Amplification” in education is a concept, I am deeply committed to. In a recent post, Upgrade & Amplification Exercise and Checklist, I try to break down the process of amplification...
  • First Grade- Creating a Hebrew Visual Dictionary on the iPad
    After planning with our first grade Hebrew teacher a year long project of  Creating a Visual Dictionary on the iPad, it was time to put theory in practice. Kitah Alef,...