Monthly Archives: October 2019

Elvia Andia Grágeda: The World’s First Certified OPI Tester for Quechua

James Leow, Ph.D. Candidate in Hispanic Linguistics, FLAS Fellow in Quechua Center for Latin American Studies Program Assistant, The Ohio State University Elvia Andia Grágeda, Quechua instructor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The Ohio State University, recently … Continue reading

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En Français

Over 30 years of French immersion at École Kenwood Amye R. Sukapdjo, Kindergarten Teacher, École Kenwood French Immersion In the 1980s, the magnet school movement hit its stride. Districts across the nation began committing to alternative options ranging from math … Continue reading

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Grant Funds Francophone Africa Cultural Experience for Teacher

How I paid for my trip to Senegal and Morocco Megan Murphy, French Teacher, Maple Heights High School Fund for Teachers is an organization that understands that investing in the professional development of our teaching staff is one of the … Continue reading

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Get Them Talking

Kimberly Clifford, Assistant Professor Educator of American Sign Language University of Cincinnati, Clermont College Prompts. Conversation Starters. Tasks. Rubrics. Assignments. Goals. Activities. We strive to think of the perfect informal assessment to include in a lesson to encourage students to … Continue reading

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Leadership Tours Offer a New Type of Trip for Students

Lindsay Dollinger, Ohio AATSP President Spanish Teacher, Jonathan Alder High School This past summer, I took my third EF Leadership Summit trip with students from my high school. I started taking students on these tours in the off-year from my … Continue reading

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Spotlight on New Teachers

“I wasn’t born to teach. I was born to inspire others, to change people, and to never give up; even when faced with challenges that seem impossible.” -Anonymous Klaryssa Seigley, Norterra Canyon K-8 & Norwalk High School 8-12 School city: … Continue reading

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The Love of Languages Runs in the Family

Spanish Teachers and Sisters Tricia Becker, Spanish Teacher Lakota Local School District Professional development at a Labor Day picnic?!? No way!! Well…maybe…if it is you and your sister, bouncing ideas back and forth about recent activities that worked well in … Continue reading

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Vamos a Buscar

Una búsqueda de tesoro  Marcia Davis, Spanish Teacher, Yorktown Middle School Our annual field trip to La Plaza Tapatía is one of my favorites. John Vincent, a fellow Spanish teacher colleague in my district, shared this brilliant idea with me several … Continue reading

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