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ISBN-10
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ISBN-13
9781618572073
Material ID : 2935
Descurbre Level 1B
Authors
Jose A. Blanco
Publisher
Vista Higher Learning, Inc.
Description
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Series
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Alignment
Foreign Language >> Spanish
03070000011: Spanish - First year
Foreign Language >> Spanish
03070000021: Spanish - Second year
Adoption Recommendation
Recommended Primary (Fall 2014)
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edition
Teacher Edition
Evaluation
This series meets the state core objectives and it reflects current pedagogical theories and research-based practice. Materials highly encourage students to use communicative skills, through many activites on the online learning platform. Some of the cinemateca topics are more appropriate for high school students than junior high; for example, in chapter one, there are two videos, the fotonovela is adecuate; however, the short film "Di algo" is better for older ages. It caters for diversity thanks to the interactive exercises. There is a wide variety of activities that adjust to the students' different needs; moreover, the teacher can choose the level of difficulty of the online activities. Durability, print size, pictures, table of content, glossary and indices are user friendly, well organized and easily accesible both printed and online version for students and teachers. Lesson plans are easy to understand and implement. The linguistic terms and academic vocabulary are~appropriately used. Furthermore, at the beginning of the lesson, there is an extensive vocabulary list that students can use as a reference all through the unit. The communicative activities focus on exchanging useful and relevant information. The study and assessment of these types of activities can be easily accessible from home through the online learning platform which is aligned with the functional aspects of the language. DLI note: the first command of each online activity is in English; which facilitates the parents' supervision of homework at home. In terms of technology, the online platform is very complete and mirrors the contents in the textbook. It is user friendly, and installation requires a minimal level of computer expertise. This platform provides the teacher with ways to adapt the curriculum for all the different levels in a classroom, different learning paces and learning styles. The audio and visuals are high quality and they enhance the learning experience. Assessment is encouraged through the online platform; moreover, teachers have the option to adapt it to the different students' proficiency levels. By using the teacher's "add instructor note" online tool, extra guidance can be offered in~almost each online assignment. Scoring tools are provided. They do not include rubrics.
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Pedagogy
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