Take a moment to reflect on your language class. What do in-class activities look like? What activities do students do outside of class? And if your class is a communicative one, is there real communication happening in all of those activities? In this article, we will describe how to implement a flipped communicative language class, one that represents a conceptual departure from traditional language classes. Flipped classes empower students, putting them at the helm of their own learning. However, implementing these classes can be challenging. Below we explain what a flipped class is, how flipped communicative language classes work, and the benefits of flipping classes. Finally, we discuss some technological considerations and give some tips for flipping classes
World Languages Day is a free, all-day conference for high school students, teachers, and parents. Participants can choose from over 90 sessions on language, culture, globalization, and general information about Michigan State University.
Click below to view the slides from our 2014 ACTFL conference presentation, which introduced attendees to some of CLEAR's Rich Internet Applications.
CLEAR’s directors and staff are delighted to announce that CLEAR has been granted Title VI Language Resource Center funding from the US Department of Education for a sixth funding cycle, which will run through September 2018.
CLEAR's directors and staff are pleased to announce that CLEAR has been granted Title VI Language Resource Center funding from the US Department of Education for a sixth funding cycle, which will run through September 2018.