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1) - This handout includes a rationale for trying learning centers with your students, options for structuring them, and ideas for activities to try. - chericem1 chericem1

2) - Template for constructing learning center instructions

3) Rapid Learning Stations: Learning a Lot in a Little Time - Brief article explains how to plan and implement learning centers. Suggestions for variations at the end are particularly useful - chericem1 chericem1

4) Questions About Learning Centers - Answers to some common questions teachers may have about learning centers - chericem1 chericem1

5) Ideas for Learning Center Activities - From Jean Pacheco on FLTEACH - chericem1 chericem1

6) Teaching Vocabulary - Interesting learning centers from a middle school science teacher that could be easily adapted for use in a world language classroom - chericem1 chericem1


Linda Holliman Center Photos - Scroll down to Workshops to see photos of both materials and actual learning centers. Useful for getting ideas - chericem1 chericem1


- A blank template you can use to write instructions for learning centers - chericem1 chericem1

Rotation Stations Schedule (Example of filled out schedule)

Laura Candler's File Cabinet - Sample activity instruction sheets for elementary learning centers where students work in teams, play games, etc. - chericem1 chericem1

Lesson Plans

(for Learning Centers)

Bartering & Formal Commands (Spanish 2)

Exploring the Spanish Empire in the Americas (scroll to the bottom for activity packets) - chericem1 chericem1

French World Cup

Gustar & Art

Health/Body Part Words

Literacy Centers - Nicely formatted PDFs with ideas for different kinds of literacy learning centers for elementary classes. Many could be adapted for use at the secondary level - chericem1 chericem1

Natural Disasters: Learning Centers on Natural Disasters.

Picasso, Body Parts, Reflexive Verbs

Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking

TPRS (Past v. Present Tenses)

Work Stations at the Virtual Vine - Links to ideas and photos of lots of different kinds of stations. Might give you some ideas and many could be adapted for older learners - chericem1 chericem1

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