There are so many ways we can incorporate culture into the classroom. I love to share different culture and traditions with my students. There are so many holiday traditions in Spanish countries! The tradition of las doce uvas in Spain is one of my favorites to share with my students, and I love to do it… Read More Holiday Traditions in Spanish-Speaking Countries
This summer I had the opportunity to go to Costa Rica for vacation (no students!). It was a lot of fun, and I’d thought I’d share some of the things I learned while I was there that would be helpful to know if you are planning on going, either alone or with students! Background We… Read More Costa Rica Travel Tips
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!
Using Google Maps in Spanish class is a great way to combine learning about culture, and geography all at once! Sometimes when I’m teaching, I become completely flabbergasted when a student raises their hand and asks, “Where’s (country)?” It always surprises me when students are unfamiliar with geography, but it encourages me to try and… Read More Google Maps in Spanish Class Combine Culture & Geography
Celebrate Day of the Dead in your classroom with stations! You’ve heard me say it before, I LOVE doing stations in my Spanish classroom! They are a great way to provide choice and allow students to learn in a small group setting. Especially for a holiday or celebration like Día de los Muertos when you… Read More Day of the Dead Activities 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 this holiday in your Spanish classroom! I’m going to attempt to help you narrow down the activities by… Read More Day of the Dead