We all are looking to simplify our lives. These activities help teachers to utilize authentic realia in the class, with a true purpose.
Using the Mood Meter In Spanish Class is a great way to acknowledge the whole child, while acquiring the language.
Teacher and Author Jennifer Degenhardt is a household name in ever-expanding Comprehensible Input Author Community. Her novels feature compelling storylines "lined" with cultural elements that endear every character and make them relatable to our students. And I have a feeling she isn't putting that pen down anytime soon! With yet another novel under her belt,… Continue reading Author Spotlight… and Giveaway!
During our recent giveaway, we posed a question: What is your favorite back- to- school activity? And the responses were plenty! As someone who struggles with back-to-school activities, I was very appreciative of the ideas, suggestions, and routines shared, and I'd like to share them with you! Some teachers shared links to activities on Teacherspayteachers,… Continue reading 20+ Back-to-School Activities that World Language Teachers Love!
I am happy to announce the newest addition to the A.C. Quintero collection of novels: El mensaje. The novel delves into issues related to teen life, especially their obsession with their phones, and penchant to believe everything they see. This novel is perfect for FVR or a thematic unit with a relationship/technology focus. In addition… Continue reading El mensaje: New Reader for Level 2 Spanish Class
I am always looking for ways to inject more readings and structured conversation into my curriculum. My level 1 students need it! With Novice- low students being fairly new to the language, this can be problematic. However, I am learning that with a little dose of creativity, peppered by resourcefulness, I can make my class a language… Continue reading ¿Eres tú? A detective series for Spanish I: Free Resource Included!
During my last full day classes, students had an opportunity to share about their top five lessons and activities of the school year. Of course, they raved about Free Voluntary Reading (click here to read post), the Telenovela project, Conversation Circle the assortment of level 1 readers we explored, and of course, the Netflix mystery,… Continue reading The Writing on the Wall: The Role of Word Walls in a Comprehension-based Classroom