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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...

WILL YOU BE A TRAVELING TEACHER THIS SCHOOL YEAR?

WILL YOU BE A TRAVELING TEACHER THIS SCHOOL YEAR?

I might be going back to the beginning of my teaching career (when I was a teacher traveling from classroom to classroom). I did it for about 8 years in Boston and for a few months in the school where I currently teach due to some renovations. A few years ago I wrote...

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...

YO TAMBIÉN – #QUEDATEENCASA VERSION

YO TAMBIÉN – #QUEDATEENCASA VERSION

I came up with this #quedateencasa version of the activity "Yo También" that I used with my students. It has been great to use at the beginning of class. If you haven't used this activity yet, I have written two posts about how to use these images in the classroom. A...

VIRTUAL GREETINGS IN SPANISH

VIRTUAL GREETINGS IN SPANISH

I miss my classroom so much and also miss being able to see my students in person. One of the hardest things about transitioning to online school was finding ways to keep some of the routines I had in my classroom and adapting them to this new way of teaching that I...

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