SPOTLIGHT on ……………………. YOU!

We value the importance of networking, collegiality, and simply getting to know one another.  Check out these outstanding NHAWLT members and all the incredible things they do!

Name
Coral Hampe
School
Timberlane Regional Middle School
Subject(s) taught with levels & grades

Gr 6 Explore, Gr 8 Level 1 Sp, Fr, Ger, Lat

Do you travel abroad with your students? Where?
no
Give a brief description of one activity you do with students that they LOVE!
snowball fight - write descriptions of self then throw them to mix up papers, then read them to guess who is being described.
Name one song that you use with your students that they LOVE!
Spanish alphabet song
What are your hobbies outside school?
I love to read and take road trips with my husband and dog
What's your go to resource when you're stumped?
my colleagues
What do you like about your school?
We are very driven to build our language program. We have started FLES in K-2 now and they add each year. We have exploratory in gr 6 and start level 1 SP/FR in 7th and 8th grade. And we offer 1-AP in high school.
What's your favorite baseball team?
Atlanta Braves
Anything else?
In my 6th grade exploratory class, I was tasked with offering SP, FR, LA, GE in one quarter. I am working my way through how to offer these 4 languages in a non-threatening way but to still have assessments and grades. We are working on using the ACTFL can-do statements as assessment. Also, I am head coordinator of our ski club and we bring 150 students to Pat's Peak. Finally, my advisory collects/counts Box Tops to earn money for our school.

Name
 Emma Cote
School
 Keene State College (Methods Student) - Monadnock Regional HS
Subject(s) taught with levels & grades

Spanish

Do you travel abroad with your students? Where?
Not yet!
Give a brief description of one activity you do with students that they LOVE!
Singing Xmas songs in Spanish
Name one song that you use with your students that they LOVE!
Me Voy - Julieta Venegas
What are your hobbies outside school?
Music - guitar & flute
If you could rule the World Language Teaching World, what would you do differently?
More immersion and travel
What's your go to resource when you're stumped?
Profe (my advisor)
What do you like about your school?
It values modern languages
What's your favorite food?
food - anything pasta!
Favorite joke
¿Adónde van los gatos cuando se mueren? A Purgatorio!
Anything else?
Spanish Rocks!