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Topics include:

  • Unit 1- An “Auxiliar” Mindset

  • Unit 2- Setting Up Your Classes (& Year) For Success

    • Classroom management

    • Building a community

    • 100% participation

    • Growth mindset

    • Your first week

  • Unit 3: How To Be the Fun Teacher

    • Boring Activity Supercharger

    • Formative assessment (Checks for understanding)

    • Engagement

  • Unit 4: Don’t Always Be the “Sage On the Stage” - Try Being the “Guide On the Side”

    • Student Centered Teaching

    • Project Based Learning

    • Zero Prep Activities (I need something NOW)

  • Unit 5: Hey, This is Fun! What Else Can I Try?

    • Culture, Culture, Culture (Advanced Methods for Teaching & Comparing Cultures)

    • Strategies for Previewing, Reviewing & Reflecting

    • Collaboration

    • Advanced Teaching Techniques

    • Digital Citizenship

  • Unit 6: Oh *#($@! What Do I Do Now?

    • Dealing With Difficult People

    • Expectations Regarding Lesson Plans

    • Communicating Goals

    • Talk With An All-Star Auxiliar de Conversación

    • Help During the Year: 1-1 Mentoring, Activities, Auxiliar Groups, Website, Help From Me

  • Bonus Unit: So You Want To Teach…

    • How To Actually Lesson Plan

    • How Being A Teacher is Similar & Different To Being An Auxiliar

  • End of Course

    • Raffle: Swag

    • Official Sticker & Certificate

  • During the Year

    • Additional Modules Based on Auxiliar de Conversación Interest

  • End of Year

    • End of Year Survey

Each lesson contains

  • A preview activity

  • Explanation of a new skill (Google Doc)

  • Video examples

  • Assessment (A different format each time)

  • How you can use this in your class

  • Talking with other auxiliares in the class