Why use #authres? Thanks to the #langchat Twitter feed and my experience at CSCTFL in March I have been trying hard to incorporate more #authres (authentic resources) into my classes. One of the ... Read More about Instagram as #authres in Spanish Class
I love technology in my classroom. In my first few years as a teacher, I was lucky to work in a school that was 1:1, wasn't in the crazy roll-out stage, and had an instructional technology ... Read More about Technology & Acquisition – Friends or Foes?
If you're not at the stalking stage yet, quick FYI- Movie Talk is a language learning technique developed by Dr. Ashley Hastings. In the most basic sense, you play a short, muted video clip ... Read More about Movie Talk – Time to Quit Rehearsing and Call Action!
Who doesn't love the Olympics? Let's talk about some ways to incorporate the Olympics in Spanish class. Now, along with the Olympics, I LOVE stations. and I LOVE games days. I really love combining ... Read More about Incorporating the Olympic Games in Spanish Class
Review games are a great way to engage your students while they learn - just like hiding veggies in a tasty sauce. It's good for you, plus, it's actually more enjoyable that way! We all fall in ... Read More about 5 Review Games for Spanish Class
There are loads of things you can do for Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos). It's almost overwhelming how many lesson plans and activities there are to choose from when it comes to teaching about ... Read More about Day of the Dead