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WTL Midweek News Issue #46 – February 20, 2019

What should I do if others in my department are not ready to move to a proficiency model? How should teachers handle feedback and criticism? 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/2019/02/13/news45

We welcome feedback, resources, and diverse perspectives on this topic! To contribute to the conversation started here, contact us at http://weteachlang.com/contact/.

We Teach Languages Episode 92: Meta-Reflection, Assessment, and ePortfolios with Elena Mangione-Lora

Stacey interviews Elena Mangione-Lora from the University of Notre Dame about her work using meta-reflection and ePortfolios as a final assessment. Elena discusses why and how she made the transition to portfolio assessment. She also shares some of the scholarship she consulted and the data she collected during implementation. 

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2019/02/15/ep-92-with-elena-mangione-lora

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.

WTL Midweek News Issue #45 – February 13, 2019

How does student reflection connect with final assessments? What should you know about using e-portfolios? 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/2019/02/13/news45

We welcome feedback, resources, and diverse perspectives on this topic! To contribute to the conversation started here, contact us at http://weteachlang.com/contact/.

We Teach Languages Episode 91: Teaching Private Language Classes with Diane Neubauer, Vivek Tripathi, and Meg Saunders

Three teachers discuss their work teaching private language classes as freelance teachers or tutors, Diane Neubauer, a Chinese Teacher, Vivek Tripathi, a Hindi teacher, and Meg Saunders, an English teacher. Our guests will explore questions like: How is language teaching different one-on-one? How does an online environment affect teaching?

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2019/02/08/ep-91-with-diane-neubauer-vivek-tripathi-and-meg-saunders

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.

WTL Midweek News Issue #44 – February 6, 2019

What does language teaching look like one-on-one? What should you know before you become a private language teacher? 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/2019/02/06/news44

We welcome feedback, resources, and diverse perspectives on this topic! To contribute to the conversation started here, contact us at http://weteachlang.com/contact/.

We Teach Languages Episode 90: Online Language Teaching and the Community of Inquiry Framework with Kylie Korsnack

Stacey talks with her colleague Kylie Korsnack about some of the concepts they explored in their recent series of workshops on how to promote presence and interaction in the online classroom. Among other topics, Kylie introduces listeners to the community of inquiry framework as a tool for online course design. Whether you are teaching fully online, in a hybrid/blended format, or face-to-face with some online extension, we hope this episode sparks new ideas for effective online teaching.

For links and show notes, visit https://weteachlang.com/2019/02/01/ep-90-with-kylie-korsnack/

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.