Three steps to getting the conversation going

  A quick update on what I implemented from #cohort21 over the past year (I was a participant in 2015-2016). My action plan was based on getting students to communicate authentically. I implemented a 3-step structure for conversations, which became the routine start of almost every class: Students ask each other questions posted on a […]

It’s a colourful life…

…that of a teacher. And that of a French teacher trying to get her students to speak more in class! Thanks to Celeste Kirsh (@teach_tomorrow), I attempted to up the ante beyond “Talking Stick 2.0” ( No longer was it just about using the plain popsicle sticks to determine the number of one’s contributions to […]