“… making a learner think seems best achieved in a social environment, with other learners and a caring teacher.”
By Kim Davis
Kim Davis earned her B.A. in French and Religious Studies from the University of Alabama in 2003. She went on to get her Masters in French Linguistics and Literature in 2007 and a Masters in Secondary Language Pedagogy in 2010, both from UA. Kim now teaches French and Mythology at Tuscaloosa County High School.
I recently have gone through a period of questioning how much I have been able to accomplish in my job as a French teacher in a local high school. When I interviewed for the job, I eagerly told my prospective bosses how I looked forward to the challenges of building a French program from the ground-up and even called upon my experience helping to re-invent the Department for examples of what I could accomplish. Continue reading