Students complete an interpretive reading activity about directions in a city with integrated technology aspect via Google Maps and QR Codes.… Read More QR Code Interpretive Reading Activity
Giving and understanding directions and prepositions in Spanish is one of the universal units. Everyone covers city vocabulary and maps at some point in time! It’s a fun unit, and it’s easy to connect it to the students’ lives. There are tons of activities out there to practice and it’s nice to add a new… Read More Prepositions in Spanish and Google Maps
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 big focuses was on changing the task, not the text for your levels. My last blog post I wrote briefly about technology uses in… Read More Instagram as #authres in Spanish Class
If you’re not at the stalking stage yet, quick FYI- Movie Talk is a language learning technique developed by Dr. Ashley Hastings, that you can find out more about here. In the most basic sense, you play a short, muted video clip while you describe it in comprehensible language for your students. The “Stalking Stage”… Read More 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 both of those things.When my Spanish I students were working on sports, it was a great opportunity to bring “Los Juegos… Read More Incorporating the Olympic Games in Spanish Class