Conference

My Trip to Germany

I was struck by the friendliness, the generosity, the helpfulness and the gracious hospitality of the Germans. More than the monuments and architecture, what impressed me were the lively, animated conversations that were being carried on in the cafés and streets and trains. There always seemed to be someone laughing somewhere. I hope to return before long.

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Articles from the Net

Are we fishing for reps the right way?

I often come across interesting articles that I share on the Facebook TPRS Witch page. I am going to start a new category here on the website where I will stock these thought-provoking articles so that they can be easily found.

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Reflections

Qui sont-ils, les gens de TPRS?

J’aime les voir dans les cafés et restaurants d’Agen, parlant en anglais et français et parfois en espagnol ou en allemand, si ce n’est pas le bretonne ou le mandarin. Il est merveilleux de voir ces gens passionnés, venant des quatre coins du monde, échangeant leurs idées, leurs expériences, leurs espoirs pour leurs élèves.

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Classroom Strategies

Jigsaw Conversations

It might be a good activity to showcase if you are being inspected by someone who wants to see « communicative activities. »

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Classroom Strategies

How to Teach Writing

“Why didn’t I use the sacred red pen? Because student minds retain things that are underlined in red. They retain them …. and reproduce them. Haven’t you ever wondered why students keep making the same mistakes over and over? The mistakes that you have been so carefully underlining in red? “

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Classroom Strategies

My Favorite Ice-Breaker

It’s an ideal CI activity because everything is 100% comprehensible and compelling and repetitive. The original structures are repeated countless times.

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Classroom Management

Help!

“One way to build trust is by employing the 2×10 strategy: spend 2 minutes talking with a student about anything other than school for 10 consecutive days.” Better than Carrots or Sticks, by Smith, Fisher and Frey

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