Planning a lesson for your Elementary Spanish class should not be stressful. We already debunked 5 myths about teaching Spanish to elementary age students and went over helpful tips for teachers who teach Spanish to preschool age students. If you are currently teaching Spanish in Elementary level, check these 5 tips to help you plan your lessons. 1. You are the teacher. You are the most ... Read More about Teaching Spanish in Elementary – 5 Tips for Teachers to Plan Lessons
Teaching Spanish to elementary students. Where do I even start? Teaching Spanish to Elementary Students should not be that stressful. Unfortunately there are some myths about teaching Spanish to early age students. Teachers planning for elementary level students have a lot of questions. In this blog post we are going to start debunking 4 common myths about teaching Spanish in elementary. Is ... Read More about Teaching Spanish to Elementary Students: debunking 4 myths.
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