Mike Peto is a great source on teaching heritage students. He helped create a Facebook page called Teacher of Spanish Heritage Speakers. It’s a good page. I used to be much more involved there. I faded out, though, because
Scenario 2: The Entire Class is Composed of Heritage Speakers
Q. Can CI be used to teach a class of primarily native speakers? Our school's hispanic population has grown immensely so we have split the FLES classes into native and non-native
The heritage speaker “problem” is not a problem at all in a nontargeted CI/Invisibles classroom. Why? It is because the students have something to do in class that interests them.
Scenario 1: Few Heritage Speakers in the Class.
When there are
I know that we have a lot of posts here over the years on the gnarly heritage speakers problem, when they stick them in our regular classes, but I forgot to make a category for those posts. Using the search