In episode 8, Stacey talks with Dorie Conlon Perugini about the opportunities she's had to develop her own practice, to share classroom practices with others, and to support early language learners as they develop intercultural competence. We also get to learn all about her forthcoming book co-edited/co-written with Manuela Wagner and Michael Byram. 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 use this contact form to send us an email.
In episode 4, Yue Wu interviews Dana Yang about how her approach to teaching Chinese at an international school has changed over the years. Dana and Yue also discuss the benefits of using thinking maps in many common language learning tasks.
In episode 3, Stacey talks about a recent thread on the ACTFL online community boards, her methods course, and some free online resources for professional development for language teachers.
In episode 2, Nikki Wei talks with Emily Galloway about the classroom practices and research that can improve learning for ELLs in a K-12 setting. Stacey wraps up the episode by drawing some connections between second and foreign language teaching.