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Google Maps for Novel

I have blogged before about using Pobre Ana as an easy Spanish novel to supplement and show students content in context. For every chapter I am trying to create a summary using a different tool. The goal is to encourage … Continue reading

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Grammar

All day meetings bring out the best and the worst of people. Yesterday at a foreign language department meeting – after a heated discussion about grammar – we came to the agreement that even if we don’t like it (and … Continue reading

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AR Verb Flash Animation

One of the major concepts of 6th grade Spanish is conjugating AR verbs. The students frequently forget to get rid of the AR before adding the correct ending. This animation should help remind them. The text that will go with … Continue reading

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Visual Represenation of Culture

This is the presentation created for LTMS645: Visual Representation for Learning and Communication. The project needed to follow visual design principles. This was an introduction to the culture and geography unit for first year Spanish students. Each slide features a … Continue reading

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Slide Share

My LTMS645 project so far. Culture introduction / generalization for each country. All the images are licensed creative commons so I can set a good example for my students. Each of the images are linked to the original on Flickr. … Continue reading

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Select Colorization in Photoshop

I have acquired a new skill – select colorization in Photoshop AKA the Pleasantville Effect. Each of the pictures below were created in under 10 minutes. I found the images on Flickr searching for Creative Commons images with a World … Continue reading

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From Cathedral to Bazaar type learning

From Cathedral to Bazaar type learning, originally uploaded by langwitches. This is such a great comparison with supporting visuals to go along. It is true that many students are not comfortable with learning in a strict linear classroom. They want … Continue reading

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