WTL Midweek News Issue #57 – May 15, 2019

Do you know the two language teachers among the finalists for the 2018 National Teacher of the Year award? How do you integrate culture into your classroom? What do listeners have to say about past episodes? What are past guests and contributors up to? Find the answers to all these questions and more in our Midweek News.

To view the issue, visit hhttps://weteachlang.com/2019/05/15/news57

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We Teach Languages Episode 103: Tech Tools for the Language Classroom with Heidi Trude

In ep 103, Maris Hawkins interviews French teacher and SCOLT Teacher of the Year Heidi Trude about tech tools for the language classroom. You'll want to to take notes and visit the show notes to learn more about all the things you can do with Gimkit, Quizlet, Flipgrid, Google Cardboard and many more!

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2019/05/10/ep-103-with-heidi-trude

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WTL Midweek News Issue #56 – May 8, 2019

How can teachers thoughtfully integrate technology into their teaching? What do listeners have to say about past episodes? What are past guests and contributors up to? Find the answers to all these questions and more in our Midweek News.

To view the issue, visit https://weteachlang.com/2019/05/07/news56

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We Teach Languages Episode 102: The Complexity of Language, Acquisition, Teaching, and Textbooks with Michael Leeser

In ep 102, Stacey talks with professor, researcher, and textbook author Michael Leeser about how he views language and language teaching, how he approaches the Methods course, and the roles of input and output in language learning. Michael also discusses the approach he takes in the two college-level Spanish textbooks he co-authored.

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2019/05/03/ep-102-with-michael-leeser

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WTL Midweek News Issue #55 – May 1, 2019

How does the complexity of language and acquisition affect language teaching? What do listeners have to say about their favorite episodes? What are past guests and contributors up to? Find the answers to all these questions and more in our Midweek News.

To view the issue, visit https://weteachlang.com/2019/05/01/news55

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

In ep 101, Thomas Sauer sits down with teachers from North County High School's World and Classical Languages Department including department chair and German teacher Katrina Griffin, German and Spanish teacher Cora Hoffstetter, and Spanish teachers Nea Baker, Jennifer Howard, Will Klotz, Cassie Krawczyk, and Mallory Newcomer. The group discusses how they develop instruction collaboratively--even across languages--and  how organizational factors ensure success. This episode gives listeners a peek into a collegial, collaborative department that offers success and stability for students and teachers alike.

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2019/04/26/ep-101-with-north-county-high-school

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WTL Midweek News Issue #54 – April 24, 2019

Who wants to contribute to our 100th episode? All you have to do is call our Google Voice number at (629) 888-3398 and tell us which episode of We Teach Languages is your favorite and why. We might include your voicemail in this week's retrospective!  How are people reacting to last week's episode? What are past guests and contributors up to? Find the answers to all these questions and more in our Midweek News.

To view the issue, visit https://weteachlang.com/2019/04/17/news53

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