Lesson Planning Corner: Teaching Kids How to be Peer Reviewers


s we know from own experiences as students or as educators, effective group work is not always possible. The same applies to peer reviews. Students need to learn how to provide and accept peer reviews in order for them to work. Find some tips on peer review skills at http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/work_in_progress/2018/04/teach_world_language_students_.html


Teaching Corner: Wait Time Can Make or Break Your Lesson


Effective wait time is an incredible tool to increase language production in classrooms. See more at https://www.middleweb.com/37403/wait-time-can-make-or-break-your-lesson/

Pedagogy Corner: Learning Styles


For anyone who did not yet hear about it: There is no research evidence that they work as a pedagogical tool! Yes, we need to differentiate. However, build your methids on research-based frameworks. Read more at “Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style


A Handy Overview of Language Methods with a Timeline. A Must Read!


Unpacking language methods in a quick and succinct way found in Language Teaching Methods: An Overview at https://blog.tjtaylor.net/teaching-methods/

What’s New in Brain-Based Teaching? Belief in brain myths and child development myths continues even among those who’ve studied psychology


Read a research-based discussion at https://digest.bps.org.uk/2018/03/05/belief-in-brain-myths-and-child-development-myths-continues-even-among-those-whove-studied-psychology/

The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom


Excellent resource reblogged from by Larry Ferlazzo at http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2009/05/25/the-best-resources-for-helping-teachers-use-blooms-taxonomy-in-the-classroom/

The Bloom’s Taxonomy Periodic Table of Activities for Inspired Learning


Reblogged from Shelly Terrell, great ideas at https://globaldigitalcitizen.org/blooms-taxonomy-periodic-table?mc_cid=4f0581a1ea&mc_eid=0c21adacdf

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