We Teach Languages Episode 122: Collaborating to Build a Content-based Language Program with Gwen Barnes-Karol and Maggie Broner, Part II

In ep 122, Stacey continues her conversation with Dr. Gwen Barnes-Karol, who specializes in teaching literature, and Dr. Maggie Broner, a sociolinguist,  about how a content-based curriculum has transformed the language program at St. Olaf College in Minnesota. St Olaf's Spanish program focuses on textual analysis and academic language starting in the third semester, and they have no grammar review or intro to literature bridge course into the major. This episode, and Part I from last week, will break down how their approach plays out in classes.

For links and show notes, visit https://wp.me/p88mlO-5Ma

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We Teach Languages Midweek News Issue #74 – October 30, 2019

What are implicit and explicit knowledge in the context of a language classroom? What are past guests and contributors up to? Explore these questions and more in our Midweek News which includes a preview of this Friday's episode! The interactive PDF is the newsletter with clickable links. CLICK HERE: WTL Midweek News #74 Or, check … Continue reading We Teach Languages Midweek News Issue #74 – October 30, 2019

We Teach Languages Episode 121: Collaborating to Build a Content-based Language Program with Gwen Barnes-Karol and Maggie Broner, Part I

In ep 121, Stacey interviews Dr. Gwen Barnes-Karol, who specializes in teaching literature, and Dr. Maggie Broner, a sociolinguist,  about how a content-based curriculum has transformed the language program at St. Olaf College in Minnesota. St Olaf's Spanish program focuses on textual analysis and academic language starting in the third semester, and they have no grammar review or intro to literature bridge course into the major. This episode, and Part II next week, will break down how they have arrived where they are now..

For links and show notes, visit https://wp.me/p88mlO-5Ma

We welcome feedback, resources, and diverse perspectives on this topic! To contribute to the conversation started here, leave us a voicemail or send a text message to (629)888-3398. Or you can follow us on Twitter @weteachlang or leave a comment at weteachlang.com.

We Teach Languages Midweek News Issue #73 – October 23, 2019

What does it mean for a language program to be content-based? What do listeners have to say about past episodes? What are past guests and contributors up to? Explore these questions and more in our Midweek News which includes a preview of this Friday's episode! The interactive PDF is the newsletter with clickable links. CLICK … Continue reading We Teach Languages Midweek News Issue #73 – October 23, 2019

We Teach Languages Episode 120: Professional Development for Graduate Student Instructors with Katie Angus

In ep 120, Margaret Kelly interviews Dr. Katie Angus about her dissertation research on graduate teaching assistant (TA) development and her own approach to supporting TA instructors at the college level.

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2019/10/18/120-with-katie-angus/

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Guide for Episode 119: Integrated Instruction and Inviting Colleagues into Change with Victoria Gilbert

In episode 115, Stacey challenged listeners to consider a range of related questions when deciding who should be talking in the language classroom. Podcast contributor Carolyn Siegel created a very useful episode guide that will help you listen, take notes, and reflect on your own choices in the classroom.  https://weteachlang.com/2019/09/19/guide115

We Teach Languages Midweek News Issue #72 – October 16, 2019

How can graduate student instructors in college language programs develop professionally? What do listeners have to say about past episodes? What are past guests and contributors up to? Explore these questions and more in our Midweek News which includes a preview of this Friday's episode! The interactive PDF is the newsletter with clickable links. CLICK … Continue reading We Teach Languages Midweek News Issue #72 – October 16, 2019

We Teach Languages Episode 119: Integrated Instruction in Pre-K through 8 and Inviting Colleagues into Change with Victoria Gilbert

In ep 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.

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2019/10/13/119-with-victoria-gilbert

We welcome feedback, resources, and diverse perspectives on this topic! To contribute to the conversation started here, leave us a voicemail or send a text message to (629)888-3398. Or you can follow us on Twitter @weteachlang or leave a comment at weteachlang.com.