Here it is, folks, my annual recommendations of session at WAFLT. These are sessions that are focused on Comprehensible-Input/Acquisition-Driven teaching, as well as those by creative and engaging teachers I know. Please let me know if I've missed any! Also, don't take it that a session not listed is not a good choice. There are plenty that will be perfect for you if the topic is something specific you're concerned with.
Friday, November 1, 2019 8:30am-11:30am (NOTE: these 3-hour workshops cost extra to attend.)
You've heard the buzz. Sr. Wooly is where it is at. But then you log yourself on to www.senorwooly.com and are immediately fill with a sense of overwhelm. You've seen the Baño video on YouTube and have heard of the famous Billy la Bufanda. Your crazy colleague down the hall actually BOUGHT...
We recently finished "Wooly Week", which for the uninitiated is a week-long celebration of all things Wooly. New products, new songs, new activities for everyone who subscribes to the Sr. Wooly website. And this has renewed the strength in my opinion that this website is the best thing ever.
I've been inspired. I mean, this time of year, it is hard not to look ahead with eyes to the bright shining promise of the new year. But it also is tempting to pull my head out of the clouds and realize I have a few short weeks left in first semester, and a pile of grading staring at me from before break. So, how the heck do I balance my need for, well, balance with these competing sentiments of optimism and exhaustion?
As usual, when it comes to great ideas, I need to blame Meredith White. I feel like lately, she is my teaching...