Certificate of Completion from this year’s Summer Institute. This indicates fulfilling requirements equivalent to two graduate-level semester credits, encompassing the following activities:
- developed and outlined a contextualized project-based language learning task;
- fostered language proficiency development through the design of appropriate communicative events embedded in project-based language learning experiences;
- employed effective scaffolding strategies for language, content, interactions, process, product, and use of technology;
- designed effective assessments for project-based tasks;
- used appropriate technology for supporting project-based language learning.
Read Full article in the CT COLT Summer 2020 Newsletter (page 12) to find out why you might want to stand when you teach online.
Madrasa is the biggest Arabic online educational program serving over fifty million learners. A Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Initiative, it is run in cooperation with UNESCO, UNICEF and ICESCO. I am both happy and proud that they selected my book to be animated and added to their library. Link to videos here and here. … Continue reading Madrasa Platform Animates book and adds it to library
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Two weeks ago, the New York Council for Teachers of Arabic held it’s first virtual summer institute under the title “Teacher Strong: Ready for Whatever Fall Throws at Us”. Over three days, over 75 Arabic language educators in and outside the US attended presentations that were devoted to designing engaging synchronous sessions as well as … Continue reading “Teacher Strong: Ready for Whatever Fall Throws at Us”
Inclusion; the Heart of Language Teaching. https://www.vectorstock.com/ (Image used for this post is taken from this website. Find the image here)
Towards Effective, Stress-Free Teacher Training
My Interview with Al Arabiya English on learning Arabic during lockdown.
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A presentation for the New England Arabic Teacher’s Council. The presentation discussed a relation between the general characteristics of Generation Z students (between 10 and 18 years of age) and ways to ge them more engaged in class during online sessions. Slides from the presentation.
The Center for Language Study at Yale has a special place in the hearts and minds of language Instructors at Yale. I was asked to speak to the participants in the CLS training sessions for Distance Language Teaching . It is always a pleasure to take part in their activities. Below is a copy of my presentation in the form of a video.
Every year I open my classes for colleagues to attend during Faculty Bulldog Days. This was not possible this year due to social distancing regulations. However, we can still share our experiences virtually. It is always a pleasure to take part in Faculty Bulldog Days. To my fellow Yale faculty, you can find it in … Continue reading Virtual Faculty Bulldog Days 2020
Faculty navigate balancing academics with child care
Resources for Online Teaching