FLANC 2018

Thank you to those who attended my sessions at FLANC this year.  It was a pleasure to work with you!  I’m available for workshops and professional development for schools & districts–please contact me if I can help you. Here are links to follow up to sessions & workshops I presented: Personally Speaking:  5 tips for […]


I Can Be Your Hero, Baby!

One of the catalysts in my growth as a teacher in the last few years was this post from the amazingly creative Kara Parker and Meghan Smith.  It was what lit the lightbulb of how I might be able to make comprehensible work in my class.  I knew why, but without having seen models, the how was […]


The Aventura Begins…

A major milestone in my journey of aventuras this year was the post from Creative Language Class about teaching sports and culture through comprehensible input. I’m not sure what it was, but something clicked with that unit that sent me–and more importantly, my students, in a new direction for our Aventuras Nuevas. When the author Megan mentioned […]