#earlylang chat

#EarlyLang chat is a worldwide Twitter chat for any early language educator to join others to discuss topics relevant to our practice.

The #EarlyLang chat meets on Twitter second and fourth Wednesdays from 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm EST during the academic year. Here are our past topics and the chat summaries:

October 9, 2019: Running an #earlylang Program on a Shoestring

September 25, 2019: Role Play in the #Earlylang Setting

September 11, 2019: Back to School: Starting the Year Out Strong


May 22, 2019: Advocating for our Early Language Programs

May 8, 2019: Limited Technology Access in the Early Language Classroom: What do you do when you have limited access to devices for student use?

April 24, 2019: Adapting Fairy Tales and other Storybooks

April 10, 2019: Maximizing Short Class Periods

March 27, 2019: Interdisciplinary Connections for Teachers

March 13, 2019: Content Based World Language Instruction

February 27, 2019: Music in the Early Language Classroom

February 13, 2019: Building Relationships with Parents and Caregivers

January 23, 2019: Encouraging Language Learning Beyond the Classroom

January 9, 2019: Heritage Learners

November 28, 2018: Developing Independence in Early Language Learners

October 24, 2018: Global Education and Early Language Learners

October 10, 2018: The Role of Play and Imagination in the Early Language Classroom

September 26, 2018: The First Weeks — What Are We Doing?

September 12, 2018: Goal Setting for Educators and Learners

June 6, 2018: Wrapping up the School Year

May 16, 2018: Student Choice in the Early Language Classroom

May 2, 2018: Using Stations and Centers in the Early Language Classroom

April 18, 2018: Advocating for Your Early Language Program

April 4, 2018: Self Reflection and Growth Mindset with Early Language Learners

March 21, 2018: Magical Moments in the Elementary Classroom

March 7, 2018: Interculturality and Early Language Learners

February 21, 2018: “Assessment Design in the Early Language Classroom.”

February 7, 2018: Input and Output: What’s the Effective Balance? 

January 17, 2018: Technology in the Early Language Classroom 

December 6, 2017: Error Correction in the Early Language Classroom 

November 15, 2017: Creating and Maintaining a Class Culture

November 1, 2017: Project-Based Learning in the Early Language Classroom

October 18, 2017: Classroom Management in the Early Language Classroom

October 4: Handling Multiple Proficiency and Literacy Levels within the Same Classroom

September 20: Managing Assessment with a Large Quantity of Students 

June 7: Teaching with Comprehensible Input in the Early Language Classroom 

May 17: Incorporating Authentic Resources in the Early Language Classroom

May 3: Maximizing Student Learning with Limited Contact Time

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