Read Across America week is almost here. Do you have any plans for your lessons about this? I came across this wonderful idea from Naomi O'Brien (@readlikearockstar). She created her own list and picked a focus for each day. You can check her post here. I wanted to adapt this idea a little bit for my classes. Each day we will have a theme. I tried to find books mostly from Latina authors and ... Read More about Read Across America in your Spanish Class.
I know what you are thinking… “oh man! Another platform”. I promise, this is short and sweet. This platform is great because: The learning curve is super easy.It allows you to work in groups and build community in your classroom. I will walk you through the basics of Jamboard so you can start using it in your classroom (or creating your own Jamboard images for your class). First ... Read More about Jamboard 101 for teachers.
What’s better than creating a resource about my beautiful city Guayaquil? Sharing it with you FOR FREE! Juan Pueblo is an iconic character for Guayaquilenos since 1992. With the phrase “Ahora o nunca, Guayaquil vive por ti”, Guayaquilenos became proud of their city, their people and everything that makes us “guayacos”. Juan Pueblo represents ALL of us! Represents hard working, loving and kind ... Read More about Juan Pueblo, un personaje popular
During Hispanic Heritage Month (and all year long) I like to present to my students Hispanic and Latinos who are leaders and have contributed to the community. One of the major challenges is finding resources for their age. I want them to be able to understand what they are reading, but I also want to talk about important details and accomplishments from these leaders. Here are some ... Read More about Reading Short Biographies for Lower School
I cannot imagine teaching a world language without culture. It would be just too boring. When you teach a world language, you can bring any subject to your lessons. Art, music and culture in general. Last month I received my new books to get ready for Hispanic Heritage Month. Although the books are all in English. I can think of so many activities for my Spanish class. One book is ... Read More about Art and World Languages
Let’s face it. Sometimes it is a challenge for find short videos in Spanish for the little ones.They are either too long, not in Spanish or just not for them. I am here to save you some time searching and browsing. Check this list of short 60 secs capsule videos for your little ones. You will find videos about Hispanic personalities and Hispanic American children talking about their ... Read More about Video Activities for Lower School – Hispanic Heritage Month