For the last few years, I have struggled with final exams for my middle school students. I don’t teach to facts, I teach for acquisition (which you can read all about here and here). As a result, my exams need to show what students have acquired. This poses a challenge because I can’t just write… Read More Final Presentational Writing Activities
ci: Comprehensible Input. The kind of language learners need to promote acquisition. This is the language that teachers use in the classroom that students can understand and use to create a linguistic framework in their minds. The term ci was coined in the early 1980s by Stephen Krashen and it describes the kind of language… Read More What is ci? What is CI?