Author Archive for Sybil

Heritage Meets Heritage at ACTFL 2016

The Heritage Meets Heritage project made its off-campus debut at a round-table discussion at ACTFL 2016.  This project, a study of identity, motivation and inter-language relationships among heritage speakers of Greek, Korean, Russian and Spanish, has been an adventure in learning…

Creative ways to get things started

WELCOME BACK! This summer I once again participated in the Heritage Language Teacher Workshop at UCLA. One of the very enthusiastic mentors was keen on having a series of icebreaker activities that, whether one liked them or not, got the…

Gradebook=Peace of Mind

At the January 16th CLS workshop, Gloria Hardman, with the assistance of Alina Nevins, explained how to use the online ClassesV2 Gradebook.  Judging from the multiple and audible “Ah-hah!” moments, many found the information useful. During my teaching career I…