Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
4: Subjects Matter
Before You Watch
To begin this workshop session, you will tap your prior knowledge and experience and then read current research on content-based language instruction.
Reflect on Your ExperienceConsider the types of content-based lessons that you have done with your students, then answer the following questions. You may want to save your answers in order to reflect on them again at the end of the session.
Examine the ResearchRead the article listed below, then answer the following questions.
Part 1 (PDF, 414 K) Part 2 (PDF, 434 K) Part 3 (PDF, 437 K) Part 4 (PDF, 462 K)
This article addresses the importance of the Connections goal of the National Standards and discusses ways of incorporating content into foreign language instruction.
Met, Myriam. "Making Connections." In Foreign Language Standards: Linking Research, Theories, and Practices, edited by J. K. Phillips and R. M. Terry, 137-164. Chicago: National Textbook Company (in conjunction with ACTFL), 1999.
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