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…

Episode 101: One Department’s Approach to Collaborative Planning with North County High School’s Languages Department

Episode 93: Teaching for Proficiency with Kara Parker and Megan Smith

Episode 47: Professional Development and Working Together with Rebecca Blouwolff and Tim Eagan

Episode 36: A Departmental Shift to IPA-based Units with Rich Madel

Episode 21: Cross-curricular Innovations in a Liberal Arts Language Department with Sebastiaan Faber

 

If you want to cite this episode, our suggested APA reference is:

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

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