Engaging Native Speakers - Introductory to Spanish Classroom
Purpose of Mini-Course
Welcome to Engaging Native Speakers in the classroom. this course is for anyone interested in learning how to engage both non-Spanish and native Spanish speakers in an Introductory to Spanish Classroom.
Native speakers often find the material in an introductory course of their native language boring. This course will guide you to keep capable students engaged. In addition, you will learn to incorporate performance objectives tailored to different students' needs.
To gain a deeper understanding of the 6-levels defining language proficiency.
To plan for instruction using the World-Readiness Standards for Language Learners,
To cultivate and support students' language acquisition.
To develop instruction aligned with The World-Readiness Standards for Language Learners.
Learners will define and provide examples of language proficiency. Learners will be able to address the advantages of bilingual students. Learners will be able to implement differentiated instruction. Learners will be able to incorporate culture, history, and heritage into the Spanish classroom.
There are many great resources to further engage your native speakers in the classroom. I have put together a list of websites to guide you through the process.