SUPPORTING WORLD LANGUAGE EDUCATORS

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Weather you are an elementary, middle or high school language teacher, I am glad you made it here! On this website you will find teaching tips, strategies and resources to support your teaching journey.

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SUMMER PD FOR WORLD LANGUAGE TEACHERS

SUMMER PD FOR WORLD LANGUAGE TEACHERS

This summer, I am thrilled to be participating in different professional development opportunities for world language educators, where I will be one of the presenters. These sessions are organized by two renowned organizations, Klett WL and the World Language Teacher...

STORY ASKING IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM

STORY ASKING IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM

Story asking is a teaching strategy that can be applied in the classroom with zero to low preparation. It involves the teacher asking a series of questions in the target language to help students collaboratively create a story. To implement story asking, the teacher...

CALENDAR ACTIVITIES FOR SPANISH CLASS

CALENDAR ACTIVITIES FOR SPANISH CLASS

Incorporating calendar time into your classroom routine provides ample opportunities to engage and educate your students. I typically begin introducing the calendar in my first grade classes, focusing on numbers one to thirty-one, days of the week, months, and...

USING PARALLEL STORIES IN AN EARLY LANGUAGE CLASS

USING PARALLEL STORIES IN AN EARLY LANGUAGE CLASS

A parallel story is a powerful tool that language teachers can use to engage their students and reinforce language learning. By taking an existing story and modifying it slightly, teachers can create a new and exciting experience for their students that still retains...

TAKE A SPANISH NATURE WALK WITH YOUR CLASSES

TAKE A SPANISH NATURE WALK WITH YOUR CLASSES

Spring is here! The season of colors, butterflies, and also allergies, but it's nice to feel that the heat is gradually coming on. If you have the chance to get outside with your students, nature walks are a great way to spend time outdoors after a long winter. You...

HOW TO GROW YOUR CLASSROOM LIBRARY

HOW TO GROW YOUR CLASSROOM LIBRARY

Looking to grow your library with easy readers? Here is an idea! You can use “story asking” to create the stories along with your students. The sample you see in the video was done with a second grade class. In this case my role was to guide my students with the...