Negligent Motorist = 1, Lance = 0

Yesterday, the following events unfolded while riding my motorcycle: I notice a car rolling towards towards the road at a TD Bank exit driveway—the driver isn’t looking left (i.e. my direction). The driver doesn’t look my way, keeps rolling, then suddenly turns left into the road directly in front of me. I stop short. The momentum sends my motorcycle down on its right … Continue reading Negligent Motorist = 1, Lance = 0

NTPRS 2016: More Changes, More Thoughts

After attending iFLT, I spent another week in Reno at NTPRS. While iFLT offered more opportunities to observe teachers teaching students, NTPRS offered more opportunities to actually BE a student for those of us in the Experienced track. I appreciated the short demos that most presenters gave, even when the workshops were not titled “___ language demo.” There are some … Continue reading NTPRS 2016: More Changes, More Thoughts

Using the New Curriculum Map

**New iteration of the Curriculum Map as the Universal Language Curriculum (ULC) Updated 2.4.18** For many teachers, the New Curriculum Map is just what they need to to articulate what it means to teach for language acquisition. For others, it isn’t structured enough, and falls short of what they’re accustomed to using. Surprisingly, a few even consider this curriculum format … Continue reading Using the New Curriculum Map