Ben's Blog

Use the search by date, or the page numbers on the bottom of the screen to search for posts as far back as 2010

  • Post Date

Question

Robyn asks: How do I get go about this sticky situation? I share a room one period with my department chair who stays in the room at least half of the period. She is sitting

Read More »

Random Thought

I was just thinking how totally ridiculous it is for us to think that we can teach a language by grouping it in terms of themes, like the numbers or colors, etc. It really is

Read More »

Student Jobs

As I make the finishing touches to our new book, I keep finding paragraphs I really like. Here is one: …in the approach to teaching languages outlined in this book, students are not just students

Read More »

Dictée – 3 Questions

Mila did her first dictée today and wanted to clarify a few points about the process: Q. How would you grade someone who copied the correct sentence but didn’t circle their mistakes as instructed but

Read More »