My final post from this reflection series is about my 2021-22 year in Spanish IV with my intermediate students. The post talks about the Ohio Seal of Biliteracy, using student data, developing thought, my core classroom values, discussion days, honing communication based on novice topics, and finding a happy balance. Thanks for reading. Gary
Category: Semester Reflection
MASTERY LEARNING using High-Frequency Verb Quizzes
The 2021-22 school year provided me a chance to try out ideas with MASTERY LEARNING and a policy about retaking assessments until an 80% average was reached. I used this idea consistently throughout the whole year with both my Spanish II and IV classes, and I am very pleased with the results. One of the …
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Reflection 2021-22 Spanish Level II ￼
I am finally sitting down to write this important reflection of my Spanish level II classes this past year (even if it is in July and not June or any other month throughout the school year).
New Year’s Reflection #5 – Plans for 2nd Semester
One day more! It has been a great ride reflecting over this last week of my winter break, and with this fifth post, I have reached my New Year’s goal. For the remainder of the semester I will stick to my once a month goal that I set in September (but perhaps I can manage …
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New Year’s Reflection #3: Spanish IV
Moving my Intermediate students along, here is my New Year's Reflection for Spanish IV.
New Year’s Reflection #2 – Spanish III
Here in my second New Year's Blog for 2018 - my Semester Reflection of Spanish III.
New Year’s Reflection #1 – Spanish II
Here is Post 1 of 5 of 2018 New Year's Blog. This one is all about my high school Spanish II classes this semester. Happy Reflecting and New Year!