Monthly Archives: July 2016

#iFLT16 highlights from Thursday

Wow!  I am SO lucky that today was my designated blogger day for iFLT 16.  I didn’t have time to see nearly enough sessions but the two I was able to attend were wonderful. I’ve been stalking after teachers using BreakoutEDU for a while.  I have watched videos, I have read instructions, I read a…

#iFLT16 highlights from Wednesday

Whew! I have been running around like a crazy lady this morning at iFLT trying to catch a glimpse of everything that’s going on. I couldn’t get everywhere, but I made a valiant effort. Here are some tidbits and takeaways for those of you joining us from afar! First stop? “Advanced” Spanish with Grant Boulanger.…

#iFLT16 highlights from Tuesday

Carrie Toth presented a fantastic workshop “Advancing Student Proficiency with Novel Studies.” She began by discussing what proficiency is and what can be expected at various proficiency levels. She pointed out that only 3.7% of high school students can speak at Intermediate High level after 4 years of study. Carrie discussed using Understanding by Design to…

Missing iFLT? See Dr. Bill VanPatten and Dr. Stephen Krashen LIVE online!

ATTENTION!: ‪#‎iFLT16‬ keynote with Bill VanPatten & Round table with Stephen Krashen will be LIVE STREAMED! Join us Tues.,  July 19 at 8:50a.m. & 1:15p.m. (EST) To join us remotely, go to http://www.mycsas.com. Scroll down past the iFLT announcement and click on CSAS Broadcasting. Many thanks to our host school–Chattanooga School of Arts & Sciences– for…

Upcoming live webinars: How to teach a novel

Join our team of teacher-authors on July 27 for a series of live webinars! Carol will demonstrate how to connect to the character(s) and the text, how to increase comprehension and how to inspire HOT (higher order thinking). Learn how to prepare the class using strategic pre-reading activities and how to engage even your most…

#iFLT16pics photo contest!

Are you attending iFLT 2016 next week? We are hoping you’ll help share the iFLT love! Tweet your favorite photos from iFLT 2016 between July 19-21 and you’ll be automatically entered into the #iFLT16pics Photo Contest. Tweet your photos  for the chance to win a classroom set of TPRS Publishing, Inc. novels. To enter the…