Languages Without Borders

When:Session Six: Sunday 2:30pm–4:00pm Where:Room **211**Who: Melanie Manuel, Juan Gabriel Sanchez, Jillian Gierke
Affiliation: Science Leadership Academy
Conversational Focus/Audience: High School Conversation
We will share and discuss ideas on how to apply world languages outside of the classroom. We will also discuss potential improvements to specific ideas with the audience. Bring ideas and examples of applying language outside of the classroom, including developing contacts and partnerships to extend language learning beyond the classroom.
Conversational Practice:Examples will be presented, during which we will discuss how we have developed and will continue to develop our work. We will invite the audience to engage in this developmental process, as we are still looking for new partners and paths to improve our ideas.

Student Work Examples

Spanish 1:
Basic Spanish tutorial

Video blog exchange with school in El Salvador

Spanish 2:
Dental Translations Project Description
Translation Project Example

Spanish 3:

CIW/Aramark PSA Project Description
CIW/Aramark PSA Project Examples

Environmental Issue in Philadelphia PSA Project Description
Environmental PSA Project Example

Spanish 4:
PSA encouraging latino youth to vote in 2008 presidential elections.
We also presented our research and this PSA to students eligible to vote at another Philadelphia public high school.

Video conference with school in Fresno

ePals in Toledo, Spain

Original children's stories written, illustrated and narrated by Spanish 4 students. We will be reading the stories to native Spanish-speaking children in North Philadelphia.

Resources for Creating Partnerships

Peace Corp World Classrooms
Step-By-Step Guide To Global Collaborations


If you want to connect with my kids let us know:

Personal Learning Project
Google blog search (commenting)
Google Blog Search (en español)
Alex- Speaking Spanish at a Pizzariaand Mexican Resturaunt

Google Map project

Melanie (SLA - Spanish 1, 4)
I don't twitter!

Juan Gabriel Sanchez
Twitter: jgabrielsc (I never update it)
IM: jgabrielsc

Ted Sadtler
skype: ted.sadtler
Twitter: @senor206

Perro con un Perro (Colombia)