Something to talk about

Below are links to two TED-style talks I have delivered. Called TOY-Talks, featuring the National Language Teachers of the Year, these are modeled after TED talks and are designed to leave the audience thinking. Both were presented at the convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

2015: It’s time to burst the grading bubble.

2017: I don’t plan “lessons” and I’m not “preparing” students for the real world