Total Physical Response (TPR)

Reading Strategies for Language Learners: Levels 1-2.9 TPR (Asher, 1979) Why and when to use TPR: The purpose of TPR is to provide students with limited vocabulary in the target language and opportunity to learn language necessary to communicate through physical action and kinesthetic connections.  TPR can take place in a number of instructional settings: whole class […]

Long-lasting Connections: An Essential Ingredient in Dual Language Programs

I have had a lot of questions recently about dual language support and dual language programs?  What is the difference between a bilingual program and a dual language program?  Can I just change the name? Well, in truth, that’s one option, but it does not truly get at the “jist” of what makes each program […]