Teaching the Modular Way

Authors 

Luciano Mariani

Description 

This article describes modules, are a widely-used alternative to units when organizing language curricula. What's the difference between a module and a unit? Units are about teaching and measuring discrete content and skills, often through formative assessments, while a module measures overall competence. One of the tabs on the bottom of the page will bring you to several examples of unit and lesson plans.

Publishing Organization 

Learning Paths

Type of Organization 

  • Non-Profit

Terms 

Modules
Units

Resource Type 

  • Blog Post