Monthly Archives: September 2016

Five Working (but out-of-date) Hypotheses by Carol Gaab

Recently, a teacher posted the Five Working Hypotheses by Alice Omaggio-Hadley on one of the ACTFL listservs. (Omaggio, 1986, pp. 44-53; and Omaggio-Hadley, 2001, pp. 89-105) The teacher posted: Alice Omaggio-Hadley familiarizes us with “five working hypotheses, which have been the building blocks of proficiency-oriented language curricula for nearly two decades. Another teacher swiftly replied,…

Trending toward deskless by Kristy Placido

My school year begins TODAY! My students will be noticing something new…I’m deskless! Yes, I’ve done it! I got rid of MY large unnecessary crap-storage unit  metal teacher desk, and I’ve moved all tables to the back and sides of the room. A trend that has been gaining momentum in the TPRS/TCI community for a…