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    Course 4 -  Final Project: 2 ideas

    I was comfortable with the use of technology in my classes and thought that I was tech savvy. Then, I started COETAIL… [caption id="attachment_418" align="aligncenter" width="483"] Storm clouds gathering by Zooey @ Flickr CC-BY-SA[/caption] T
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    Present experience

    Planning my classes feels like finding the right mixture in an experimental lab. The reactive ingredients to learn a language are ACTFL, 5Cs, IBO, DP, AAPPL, DELF, SBC, UbD, ISTE, XBL. To those, add extra elements such as differentiation, 1-to-1, f2f
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    Past Not Present: X-BL

    [caption id="attachment_367" align="alignright" width="300"] The Time By Zlatko Vickovic @ Flickr CC-BY-NC-SA[/caption] The pedagogy of discovery learning has been around for over 50 years. All the x-based learning have somewhat sprouted from the
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    Teched [French] Learning

    [caption id="attachment_343" align="aligncenter" width="452"] Thinking of oranges by ☻☺ @ Flickr CC-BY-SA[/caption] Reflecting on what we do is a powerful tool to understanding, improving and redefining practices and beliefs. It’s essential
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    Story Told!

    Once upon a time...   [caption id="attachment_326" align="aligncenter" width="763"] 70 penguins by Glen Scott @ Flickr CC-BY-NC[/caption]   No. It was on February 20th but it feels like long, long ago... I said I was going to create a pe
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    Seeing for speaking

    [caption id="attachment_284" align="aligncenter" width="665"] Eye ii by Mongoose Flemmish @ Flickr. CC-BY-NC-SA[/caption] Infographics in WL class: Infographics are a type of text with infinite possibilities in foreign language classes. Infogr