Have you ever stared at your classroom seating for hours, placing your students in seats until you’re cross-eyed? I don’t think I’ve ever met a teacher who likes doing classroom seating (if that’s you, say hey and tell me your secrets), but the right seating chart can make your classroom management a dream (or… Read More Classroom Seating Arrangement: The Minesweeper of Teaching
Important Disclaimer: I am Not Crafty. I am Not Artsy. I am the person who posts Pinterest fails next to a neat little paint by numbers YouTube video, or cutesy themed recipe. So, if you’re looking for a super in-depth painting DIY Decor Tutorial, wrong blog! Return to Pinterest, do not pass go, do not… Read More DIY Decor – Skip the Dollar Spot & Save Some $
Stations are one of my favorite things to do in class, and I try to incorporate them at least once every other chapter. They’re a great tool to use, keep students moving, and provide a lot of opportunities to practice! However, if you’re not careful, stations can easily become a logistical nightmare. Here are some… Read More Stations in Spanish Class
A little over a month ago I posted about our CI journey that got kicked off with a conference hosted by Allison Wienhold from Mis Clases Locas. Quick recap: Our department is in the process of changing our curriculum and switching to Standards Based Grading. It’s been quite the discussion, but where I personally arrived… Read More The Comprehensible Input Journey, cont.
I heard about GimKit in several places before (finally!) investigating, but Maris Hawkins was the true champion in introducing this website to me. In fact, here is her post on GimKit because she’s a lot more thorough than I intend to be. The Short & Sweet on GimKit! What? – GimKit is an online review… Read More GimKit – You HAVE to check it out!
Okay, admit it. Have you clicked down to street view in Google Maps, and then accidentally found yourself 20 minutes later strolling down the street where you once walked in a city you stopped in, trying to remember the name of that ice cream store? Or, strolling the paths you once walked on your semester… Read More GeoGuessr – Let’s Explore the World!