St. Louis University High School – Spanish Teacher

St. Louis University High School is looking for a Spanish Teacher. The person hired for this position will serve full-time as a teacher of Spanish beginning August 2017. Experience using the TPRS/Comprehensible Input method and a Master’s Degree are preferred. Please send a letter stating your personal interest...

[caption id="attachment_31597" align="alignright" width="497"] Arianne Dowd makes novels come alive in her Spanish classes![/caption] Have you ever read Pernille Ripp’s blog  “Blogging in the Fourth Dimension”?  She is an excellent blogger who is very passionate about “helping students fall in love with literacy again”.  She describes...

[caption id="attachment_31593" align="alignright" width="300"] Señora Placido with Spanish 4 students at FHS[/caption] Upper level students (levels 3 and up) present a unique set of challenges for any teacher. Most upper level students are either intermediate level proficiency or are pushing toward intermediate in most of their...

Happy New Year, everyone! As most of you have heard by now, we changed our company's name in November of 2016, and we are so EXCITED to begin 2017 as Fluency Matters! This is the time of year when we all get very reflective. Where are...

[caption id="attachment_29325" align="alignright" width="300"] Eric Herman[/caption] The following post is reprinted with permission from Eric Herman. It is an abridged version of a supplement to Issue 4 of the weekly Acquisition Classroom Memo, a review of must-know second language acquisition research and the implications for classroom...

[vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/191106580']   If there is one thing we’ve learned over the past decade, it’s that there is more than one path to proficiency and promoting a single method–whether intentional or as a byproduct of one’s name– implies that the SLA (second language acquisition) process is so...