In episode 119, Stacey interviews Dr. Victoria Gilbert about her work as a teacher and department chair in a Pre-K through 8th grade all-boys Catholic school in New York. Victoria discusses her context and some of the changes she has made over the years including a shift towards authentic audiences and IPAs as assessments. Stacey and Victoria also discuss how to invite colleagues into change.
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Dr. Victoria Gilbert holds an EdD from Colombia Teachers College in which she researched teacher efficacy. She has been the chair of the Languages Department of Saint David’s School, a Catholic all-boys school in New York.
If you’re interested in hearing other departmental perspectives on teaching for proficiency, check out these past episodes…
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Johnson, S.M. (Producer/Interviewer). (2019). We Teach Languages Episode 119: Integrated Instruction in Pre-K through 8 and Inviting Colleagues into Change with Victoria Gilbert [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://weteachlang.com/2019/10/13/119-with-victoria-gilbert