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My #ACTFL16 Highlights

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Coming to Boston this year, I knew that I wanted to focus my learning on how to successfully recast curriculum into meaningful contexts.  Over the past year, I’ve arrived at a place in my journey as an educator where I genuinely understand the power of Essential Questions to broaden and deepen unit themes.  It’s something I have started to implement in a few of my more “inspired” units; however, I am still very much a Novice at digging beyond the superficial level with my EQs in several of my mandatory curriculum units.  We are also getting ready in my district to develop a new common curriculum for all languages, beginning with Level 1, and I am fortunate enough to get to serve on the committee.  Thus, I wanted to make sure to attend several sessions on designing thematic units. Continue reading