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BIENVENIDOS

I’m so glad you’re here. I would like to welcome parents, educators and and communities out there who share the love and passion of teaching Spanish to children.

MANZANITA DEL PERÚ: TRADITIONAL POEM AND GAME

This is a short traditional poem that is perfect to teach a little bit of geography of the Spanish speaking countries, and also numbers from 1 to 10.  Use a map to locate Perú. If you have technology at handy, take a virtual trip to Perú using Google Earth. You can...

SOCIAL JUSTICE IN AN ELEMENTARY SPANISH CLASS

Social Justice in a world language class is a topic that I feel a lot of passion about. Especially with so much discussion (and more, ehh, colorful communication) about immigration and immigrants these days. However, finding ways to incorporate Social Justice topics...

MY JOURNEY AS A (SPANISH) TEACHER

As  a native speaker, I find it fairly easy to stay in the target language (TL), and I’m aware that it’s important to keep my communication simple and to do as much as I can to keep my instruction at the proficiency level of my students, and, more importantly, to...

REFLECTING ON THE SCHOOL YEAR

I have made it a tradition to end each school year with a post reflecting on the year. It's become a way for me to keep track of my progress as an Elementary Spanish teacher. I have been teaching for 20 years, and every year I find myself ditching things that didn't...

EARTH DAY RESOURCES FOR ELEMENTARY SPANISH

Earth Day is around the corner and what a great opportunity to connect it to Spanish. Here are a few resources I have found, and I think are great for elementary school.   Songs Visit Rockalingua to download the free resources that go along with this video.          ...