Category Archives: Vol. 53, No. 2 – Winter 2015

Begin Your Journey Toward Language Acquisition with a Single Question: “How Do You Feel?”  

Cécile Lainé, French Teachers, Wyoming City Schools At my TPRS training last summer, Lynette Saint George always started her lessons by asking students how they felt as she would circulate an iPad with a slide full of faces expressing different … Continue reading

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How Teachers are Using Technology in IPA

…and Recommendations to Implement Gabriela Linik, Virtual Community School of Ohio, Spanish Teacher Last spring, I researched how technology tools were being used in world language classrooms.  About 80 teachers in Ohio and a few more across the country participated … Continue reading

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Teacher Reflection: Making Time for It is Key to Success in the Classroom

Rebecca Wiehe, PhD, Spanish Teacher, Hudson High School Self-reflection is at the heart of teacher improvement. Devoting focused time to analyze one’s work and effectiveness in the classroom can be difficult, but the results are well worth the effort. We … Continue reading

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Ohio Foreign Language Initiative for University System of Ohio Institutions

Printed with permission of the Ohio Articulation and Transfer Network, Ohio Board of Regents Great progress was made on the development of statewide learning outcomes for beginning and intermediate language courses I and II during the Academic Year 2013-2014. Ohio … Continue reading

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Ursuline High School Celebrates Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast and Three Kings’ Day

Ursuline High School Celebrates Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast and Three Kings’ Day Paulina Montaldo, Spanish Teacher, Ursuline High School, Youngstown Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean celebrate the Epiphany, or what is also known as Three Kings’ Day, … Continue reading

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Teacher Education and Licensure

A Sneak-Peak on LangCred: Website to Be Launched in February Gaby Semaan, University of Toledo, Assistant Professor, Director of Middle East Studies and Coordinator of Arabic Program In the June 2014 issue of the Cardinal, we mentioned that HADI (Human … Continue reading

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