Your Name and Title:
Ruth Valle, Spanish Teacher
School or Organization Name:
Sequoyah High School, Monroe County Schools
Area of the World from Which You Will Present:
Madisonville, Tennessee, USA
Language in Which You Will Present:
High School Teachers
Short Session Description (one line):
This presentation will describe how students experienced Cuba in the classroom without ever leaving the country.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
The presenter will describe how she used experiential learning in the Spanish classroom. Students experienced the culture of Cuba by creating an evolving website about the country, exploring travel information, listening to Cuban music, looking at the geography and history of the country, cooking and tasting Cuban foods, and reading about famous Cubans. The goal of the semester long experience was to immerse students once a day into the Cuban culture and to learn the Spanish language through cultural experience.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:
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