Month: October 2016

Collaborative Magnetic Poetry (French) – Interactive Slide

I made a collaborative slide activity for creating sentences.  Students drag the cards onto the slide to create different sentences.  It’s a round about way to talk about grammar.  Once the students get all done- the different colored cards can help facilitate a discussion about grammar.  What do you notice about all of the red …

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Verb Battleship

I’ve played verb battleship for years and it was always a bit of a frustrating experience because it always took at least 20 minutes to set up the boards and explain how it worked.  I can’t even say why I kept doing it, except I guess I liked all the practice it gave using the négatif and I was …

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Homework Choices

I was out wandering the Internet a few weeks ago, when I came upon musicuentos.com’s Homework Choices and I said, “OMG, I need that.” I was looking for something in my college class to get them to have some other cultural experiences.  I’ve tried different tactics in the past and most were not as successful as I …

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Technology Obstruction

Technology Fail

I didn’t have the intention of being a paperless class and I don’t believe that paperless is a goal within itself.  Nevertheless, last year, out of necessity, I became a mostly paperless class at the college because I had no easy access to a copier.  As it turned out last year I had it great …

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