#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:
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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