The Hispanic Cultural Competency Collection is a new resource of short videos from native Spanish-speakers who responded to prompts about 41 different cultural themes that included aspects about perspective, practices, and products. The prompts and short comprehension questions are provided in English to help focus students. Please encourage others to record more videos via https://flipgrid.com/hispanicculturalcc to provide our students with more perspectives from the Spanish-Speaking world.
Category: Spanish IV
Reflection 2021-22 Spanish Level IV
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
The Hispanic Cultural Competency Collection
The Hispanic Cultural Competency Collection THE GOAL OF THE PROJECT: The goal of The Hispanic Cultural Competency Collection is to create an open-source website for teachers with short-video responses by native Spanish-speakers responding to prompts that align closely to the 2017 NCSSFL-ACTFL Intercultural Can-do Statements as they appear in the Expectations for Learning section of …
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Socratic Circles as Assessment ~ the Why and How
Happy 2018-19 school year! I wanted to take the time and share a strategy, or better yet, a framework for learning and assessment that I use as one of the tenants in my Spanish IV classes and at the end of Spanish III. This framework is preparing students for a Socratic Circle or Socratic Seminar, …
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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.