North Thurston World Language Department
Session 1, October
Karen Rowan teaches Spanish courses and Teacher Training webinars. She began training teachers in 1996 with Blaine Ray, the inventor of TPR Storytelling. She now presents inservices for schools around the world on Comprehension-Based Communicative Language Teaching, Literacy, Reader's Theater, Self-Coaching and Curriculum.
Karen Rowan, a leader in the field of rapid language acquisition specializing in teaching adults in the workplace through storytelling. She has been teaching Spanish since 1995 and has written short novels for language learners and several instructional books for language teachers. Las aventuras de Isabela, Isabela captura un congo, Carl no quiere ir a México, Don Quijote, el último caballero, El callejón de beso. Some titles translated into English, French, Latin and Russian.
Also Reader's Theater for the World Language Classroom, published by Teacher's Discovery. TPR Stories for Paso a paso and Realidades published by Prentice Hall. The Fluency Fast Guide to Self-Coaching, published by Fluency Fast.