Author Archive | Stevie D.

6 Comfy Technology Tools for Foreign Language Classroom Use


Does the phrase “technology in the language classroom” make you feel insecure?

Threatened, even?

Are you already quaking with fear at the idea of an AI takeover of your job?

Are you imagining the robots in “I, Robot” crashing through …

Teach and Learn with These 7 Resources for Language Teaching Videos


We’ve come a long way in education.

My mom considered the TV a distraction, and I would have to turn it off to do my homework.

Now media seems to be an educator’s best friend.

But there are lots of

10 Language Games for Kids to Let Students Play Their Way to Fluency


Ready to set your class on fire?

No, you don’t need the firetrucks on this one. I’m talking about getting your students engaged with the content and setting your classroom ablaze with fun and excitement.

Playing games in the foreign

Need Immersion Teaching Strategies, and Stat? Here Are 10 to Shock Your Lessons Back to Life


Ever wondered what they mean when they say, “Make the language come alive for your students?”

One of the best ways to do exactly that is to present the language in authentic, meaningful ways, thereby immersing your students in the

7 Immersion Activities to Help Your Language Students Soar


Wish you could whisk your class away to a country where the target language is spoken?

Have you daydreamed about planning a fully immersive trip for your students?

Want to make your classes potentially even more immersive and motivational

11 Elite Resources for Top-notch TPR Training


Warning: If you follow this post, your class may never be quiet again.

Prepare for an enthusiastic classroom filled with up-and-at-’em students!

There will be talking, shouting, laughing, dancing and all kinds of lively movement.

That’s because you’re about to …

5 TPR Activities for Kids to Get Their Wiggles Out


Tired of telling your kids to sit down and use their indoor voices?

Why not harness their energy and get them fully engaged in your lessons instead?

Introducing: Total Physical Response (TPR)!

Well, you might have already heard of …