In episode 87, Stacey interviews Heather Sherrow about the novice-level unit on descriptions that she developed called Soy Yo: Bringing Life, Purpose, and Meaning to Your Novice Descriptions Unit. This unit tackles stereotypes, celebrates differences, and encourages students to be themselves using songs, memes, commercials, tweets, infographics, and other authentic resources. Heather has presented this unit at several conferences including this past November at ACTFL and has generously shared all of her resources online. Listen as Heather describes her unit and then click through to the show notes to access everything mentioned in the episode!
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Heather Sherrow is a middle school Spanish teacher in Howard County, MD. Episode based on presentation done at ACTFL, NECTFL, and MFLA. You can reach out to Heather on Twitter @heather_sherrow
Resources mentioned in this episode…
…Heather’s ENTIRE presentation and ALL of her resources is available at tinyurl.com/novicedescriptions
…an article about research that indicates that we make less emotional decisions in a second language
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