Featured Resources for Teachers
Performance Based Learning Resources for Educators in World Languages, Social Studies, and English Language Arts for grades K-12.
Elizabeth Porter NBCT, M.Ed
Elizabeth Porter is a National Board Certified French teacher with a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Bachelor’s in French and Applied Linguistics. Elizabeth also holds a French Degree in called a DEUG Français Langue Étrangère (FLE) from the Université de Caen in Normandy, France.
Elizabeth began her career teaching elementary and middle school English in Normandy France, then returned to the United States in 2002 where she taught for three years at the French Immersion School of Washington. Elizabeth then taught high school French and was a World Languages Curriculum Specialist in Washington State and Iowa. She has nearly 20 years of experience working in education. She opened Bon Voyage World Languages Academy in 2016, a non-profit online language school with the mission of fostering open minds and compassionate hearts through linguistic and global education.
Elizabeth is the author of Pathways to Language Fluency: Changing How We Think About Language in the United States, which is an explanation of her unique method- Language with the Five Senses and her journey to create it. She writes Performance Based Learning curriculum for World Languages, Social Studies, and English Language Arts. She is also the host of the podcast The Bon Voyage Language Experience, highlighting the Langauge with the Five Senses Method and Performance Based Learning. Elizabeth is a dynamic teacher who is passionate about language, education, and how our brains are naturally wired for learning.
Elizabeth lives in Washington State with her husband David, her two sons Daniel and Noah, and her dog Oscar. She loves France and all things French.
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