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Flipped Classrooms and Second Language Acquisition

Alejandra Castellanos, Department of Spanish and Portuguese Tell me and I will forget; teach me and I will remember; involve me and I will learn Chinese proverb At the end of a first week in intermediate Spanish, a student emailed me complaining that she wasn’t learning. My teaching style, using the flipped classroom, was certainly not helping her. To illustrate, this consisted of students studying grammar at home and practicing […]

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Flipped Classrooms and Active Learning for Students Success in Language Acquisition

Gilberto Nuñez, Department of Spanish and Portuguese Nowadays the way of teaching has changed due to new technology. Whereas in the past decades accessing information required more time, now everything is immediate, which has made the work of the educator different. For this reason (and others), educators should think of new ways to use classrooms more effectively. They must change from teaching-centered to learner-centered. Importance of Active Learning in the […]

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