Perfect for K–12 world language teachers, this book provides clear, fun and practical guidance on how to help students master language in the classroom using technology tools. Regardless of your level of technological proficiency as a teacher, this book will show you how to provide effective learning to students in in-person, online and hybrid environments and help you become more comfortable at using digital tools. With teacher vignettes sprinkled throughout, chapters are filled with ideas that will help you foster an inclusive, positive and student-centered classroom environment that supports students’ communication skills and social and emotional needs. Poth’s easy-to-use methods and strategies will help you create authentic, purposeful learning experiences that will prepare students to be risk-takers in a new language in and beyond the classroom.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Building Relationships and Future Ready Skills / Designing Our Classroom Space
Chapter 2: Low tech, High tech, No tech: Learning for All
Chapter 3: Fostering strong communication skills in our students
Chapter 4: Breaking tradition
Chapter 5: Student Led Classrooms: Stepping Aside and Letting Students Learn and Lead
Chapter 6: Strategies and tools that we can use to help students create global connections
Rachelle Dené Poth is a Spanish and STEAM teacher in Oakmont, PA. She is also an attorney, consultant and presenter. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @Rdene915.