The High-Leverage Teaching Practices podcast released by the NFLRC is a series of 7 episodes based on the book Enacting the World of Language Instruction: High-Leverage Teaching Practices by Eileen Glisan and Rick Donato (2017). The episodes are designed to enhance the book contents. All interviews are hosted by Nicole Naditz for the NFLRC. The NFLRC contributed its expertise in instructional design and technology and provided logistical support. Each episode features interviews with world language professionals who share their insights and experience in relation to each of the HLTPs.
The lessons linked to each episode contain a video of the interview, additional information with links, a quiz, and question prompts for discussion or reflection.
High-Leverage Teaching Practices: An Introduction
An interview with Eileen Glisan and Rick Donato on main aspects of HLTPs.
HLTP 1: Facilitating TL Comprehensibility
An interview with Yo Azama on facilitating target language comprehensibility.
HLTP 2: Building a Classroom Discourse Community
An interview with Toni Theisen on building a classroom discourse community.
HLTP 3: Guiding Learners to Interpret and Discuss Authentic Texts
An interview with Stephen Tschudi and Don Doehla on Guiding Learners to Interpret and Discuss Authentic Texts.
HLTP 4: Focusing on Form in a Dialogic Context Through PACE
An interview with Randa Taftaf on Focusing on form in a dialogic context through the PACE model.
HLTP 5: Focusing on Cultural Products, Practices, and Perspectives in a Dialogic Context
An interview with Jacque Van Houten on focusing on cultural products, practices, and perspectives in a dialogic context.
HLTP 6: Providing Oral Corrective Feedback to Improve Learner Performance
An interview with Christine Lanphere on focusing on providing oral corrective feedback to improve learner performance.