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In addition to finding information through the sidebar and the icons above (header), use the site map to find an alphabetical listing of information on the site.

Alphabetical Listing of Information

Aboriginal Language Teaching

Accuracy vs. Fluency


Advocacy in Language Education

Asking and Answering Questions

    B-SLIM Assessment & Evaluation
    Student Self-Assessment
    Summative Assessment

Audio/Video Use in the Classroom


Background Knowledge of Students

Basic/Survival Language

BICS/ CALP (Jim Cummins)

Bloom's Taxonomy

B-SLIM Overview

Brain-based Learning

Building Student Rapport

Buying Resources

Case Studies (Main page)

Classroom Language

Classroom Management

Cognitive Capacity

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Communicative Activities

Communicative Competency

Competence vs. Performance

Comprehensible Input

Content Based Instruction



Dale's Cone of Experience

Dialogues and Conversations


ELL/ESL Students

ELL/ESL Online Resources

Error Correction

Feedback (Offering students feedback)

FL vs. SL Context

Forms (Oral and Written)

Four Skills Activities
     Teaching Reading
     Teaching Writing
    Teaching Listening
    Teaching Speaking


Functions of Language

Gestures & Visuals

Getting It Stage of B-SLIM

Giving It Stage of B-SLIM

Grammar Teaching


Group & Pair Work

Heritage Language Teaching

Higgs Graph of Learner Needs

How This Site Works

Inductive & Deductive learning

Information Gap Activities

Interdependence (Iceberg) Hypothesis (Jim Cummins)

Isolation (teacher isolation)

Krashen's Hypotheses

Language Awareness

Language Learning Strategies

Learner Contracts

Learning Context

Lesson Planning

Lesson Sequencing

Listening in the SL Classroom

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Materials & Resources

Mentor Teacher Information
     Taking a Student Teacher
     Tips for Mentor Teachers
     ST Feedback and Support
     Tips for Student Teachers

Message to Parents of Students in Heritage Languages


Miller's Magical Number

Mnemonic Devices

Modeling in Language Learning

Motivation and Investment

Multiple Intelligences (Gardner)



Pair and Group Work

Pedagogic Content Knowledge (PCK)


Planning and Preparation Stage of B-SLIM

Planning Overview
          Lesson Planning
          Lesson Sequencing
          Unit Planning
          Program Planning

Positive Attitude

Pressure for Teachers

Problem Solving

Professional Development


Proving It Stage of B-SLIM

Quizzes: Test your knowledge of various topics

RAFTERS & Task Analysis

Rate of Learning (Gasparro)

Reading in the SL Classroom

Reflection in the Language Classroom

Review, Refresh, Recycle Activities

Resources & Materials





Self-Assessment (Students)

Self-pacing, Chance & Choice in Activities

Sequencing & Pacing

Speaking in the SL Classroom

Strategies and Activities for Teachers

Structure and Support (for students)

Student Teacher Tips

Target Language Use

To Teach or Not to Teach?

Transfer of Language

Teacher Development

Technology in the Classroom

The Tree: Linking Theory and Practice


Understanding and Remembering

Unit Planning

Using It


Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development

Working with Parents

Writing in the SL Classroom


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