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10 HALLOWEEN SONGS IN SPANISH

10 HALLOWEEN SONGS IN SPANISH

These are some of the newest Halloween songs on YouTube. I love how every year there are new ones to keep the list growing. These songs are easy to understand, and I am sure your students will love them! Happy singing with your...

FOUR FALL SONGS IN SPANISH

FOUR FALL SONGS IN SPANISH

I put all songs for these season in one post to make everything easier if you decide to use them in your classes with your students. Click here to find free  resources to teach the song "Hojas, hojas"! Resources for teaching "Cinco calabazas" ara available on Teachers...

SONG FOR COUNTING FROM 1 TO 10

SONG FOR COUNTING FROM 1 TO 10

I am excited that I have been able to create better videos for my songs. Here is one I really like not only because it's simple but for some reason I love the rhythm. This song also brings back beautiful memories of when I used to teach Spanish classes to families...

QUOTES BY INFLUENTIAL HISPANICS

QUOTES BY INFLUENTIAL HISPANICS

This series of quotes said by influential Hispanic Americans. These inspirational quotes are ready for you to bring them to your classroom and share with your students. Download them all here! More resources for Hispanic Heritage Month: Hispanic Heritage Month Project...

SONG TO WELCOME THE FALL IN SPANISH

SONG TO WELCOME THE FALL IN SPANISH

I have never been a fan of snow, that's probably one of the reasons why I moved from Boston to Austin. But one of the things I most miss about New England is the beautiful fall foliage and the crisp feeling of the air, even if it means snow is around the corner. I...

SIMONE VISITA EL MUSEO {BOOK REVIEW}

SIMONE VISITA EL MUSEO {BOOK REVIEW}

Simone is an African American girl who is curious about life. In the book, Simone Visita el Museo, she gets to plan an outing with her mom to an exciting place, but before going out she and her brother need to do some chores around the house. Her brother and dad stay...

TOUR MY ELEMENTARY SPANISH CLASSROOM

TOUR MY ELEMENTARY SPANISH CLASSROOM

Yes! I just started the new school year, and my classroom has been ready for a couple of weeks. After being a traveling teacher for a few years I truly understand the feeling one has when other teachers share pictures of their classroom, but I also remember that I...

10 REJOINDERS FOR ELEMENTARY SPANISH

10 REJOINDERS FOR ELEMENTARY SPANISH

Rejoinders are those phrases that come naturally in a conversation to keep it going. They add magic to any conversation! They are usually quick and short answers. Using rejoinders in your classes will add authenticity in the conversations, as long as your students...

14 SPANISH JOKES FOR ELEMENTARY

14 SPANISH JOKES FOR ELEMENTARY

I compiled a few jokes to use with my 5th grade students weekly. I plan to use them on Thursdays for "Jueves de ja ja ja". I decided to re-create them to make them more elementary student-friendly. I really want to grow this list, so if you have or know of any other...

END OF SCHOOL YEAR REFLECTION: 2019 EDITION

END OF SCHOOL YEAR REFLECTION: 2019 EDITION

One more year has ended! I can’t believe it’s already summer break for this teacher. As always, I like taking the time to reflect on my school year once I am done because many of my ideas and experiences are still fresh. Reflecting at the end of the school year is...

9 CATCHY SONGS FOR ELEMENTARY SPANISH

9 CATCHY SONGS FOR ELEMENTARY SPANISH

If you are looking for fun and catchy songs to teach your elementary students, here are nine! I wrote these songs with my students in mind and related to what was happening in my classes at that time. Some of the songs have traditional rhythms from Colombia and were...

BRINGING CI INTO YOUR ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM

BRINGING CI INTO YOUR ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM

As a CI Spanish Teacher for 4 years now, I have seen firsthand how Comprehensible Input can work wonders to best promote Spanish language acquisition in young learners. This involves using language and repetition at the appropriate proficiency level of students and...