Fun For Spanish Teachers

A blog about resources for language teachers of preschool and elementary-aged children.

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¡Hola! Thanks for stopping by! If you are all about teaching Spanish to children, this is the right place to be. This blog is the place where I can connect virtually with other teachers, share my experiences in the classroom, and give back to the teaching community. Whether you’re a new or veteran teacher, we can always learn from each other! So just let me welcome you with a big bienvenida!

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A “TOUR” OF MY VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

A “TOUR” OF MY VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

Every year I like to give a virtual tour of my classroom or bags if I am a traveling teacher. For obvious reasons, this year is different for all of us. Right now I teaching synchronous classes from my classroom, but once we go back to in person classes I no longer...

CELEBRATE YOUR STUDENTS’ NAMES

CELEBRATE YOUR STUDENTS’ NAMES

Last December I had the opportunity to attend the PoCC conference, and, on my second day, I found a session that was about exploring race and identity in early childhood. This session was filled with beautiful ideas that can be adapted to Spanish class. I really loved...

SONGS TO SPICE UP YOUR CALENDAR ROUTINE

SONGS TO SPICE UP YOUR CALENDAR ROUTINE

Having a variety of songs and videos to spice up your calendar routine is always a great idea, especially if you have it as a routine you do at the beginning of each class. A reader on my Facebook page asked me if I knew some songs for the days of the week and months,...

STARTING THE SCHOOL YEAR VIRTUALLY

STARTING THE SCHOOL YEAR VIRTUALLY

Every new school year comes with relationship building, routines, defining spaces in our room, and little rituals that we all use to make our classes unique and great for every learner in our communities. Of course, without needing to go into too much detail, this...

CREATE YOUR BITMOJI CLASSROOM

CREATE YOUR BITMOJI CLASSROOM

Over the summer I saw so many teachers sharing their Bitmoji classrooms that I had to give it a try. Of course, this is something that is not necessary, but I thought it would be fun to make one. Sometimes it's these little unnecessary touches that make my work fun!...

FREE GOOGLE SLIDES, SEESAW AND BOOM CARD RESOURCE!

FREE GOOGLE SLIDES, SEESAW AND BOOM CARD RESOURCE!

I am excited about how Google Slides™, Seesaw, and Boom cards are student-friendly and are so flexible to make different activities interactive. I know many teachers use my song "¿Cuántas manzanas hay?, especially around the fall season. Last year I created some...

TIPS FOR FIRST YEAR SPANISH TEACHERS – PART 2

TIPS FOR FIRST YEAR SPANISH TEACHERS – PART 2

This is part 2 of the post "Tips for First-Year Teachers." If you missed it, please make sure to read it here and come back to this post. Teaching in the Target Language (From a previous post called "My Journey as a Spanish Teacher") In the first program where I...

TIPS FOR FIRST YEAR SPANISH TEACHERS – PART I

TIPS FOR FIRST YEAR SPANISH TEACHERS – PART I

This year I have been receiving more messages than ever from new Spanish teachers, so dear new Spanish teacher, this post has been written with you in mind. I completely get it! With the current situation and all the uncertainty for the fall, it's completely normal...

SEESAW ACTIVITIES TO START THE SCHOOL YEAR OFF RIGHT!

SEESAW ACTIVITIES TO START THE SCHOOL YEAR OFF RIGHT!

Seesaw is one of the most valuable teaching tools I have used during Distance Teaching. I have been using it for over three years, but I'd always limited myself to asking students to retell stories or to send them messages with links they would need during class. I...

WHEEL OF YOGA POSES

WHEEL OF YOGA POSES

Last year I came across a great tool called "Wheel Decide" which is a wonderful online tool to create wheels to pick games, songs, volunteers, you name it! I was able to create fun games in class such as "El espejo" (see my post from my presentation at TFLA to learn...

OFF-SCREEN ACTIVITIES FOR ELEMENTARY SPANISH

OFF-SCREEN ACTIVITIES FOR ELEMENTARY SPANISH

Zoom burnout  is real! After I completed my 3rd week teaching online, one of the things that made me tired the most was the amount of time I was spending in front of a computer every day. Some of my students were not only attending our Zoom classes but also having to...

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