It is that time of the year when we start planning our summer themed lessons. Summer themed lessons can be tricky when you make your activities around summer plans and vacations. Keep in mind that probably not all kids are able to travel for many reasons. For this reason, I like to center my end of the year lessons on themes like lemonade stands, the beach (general vocabulary and not as a summer ... Read More about Summer Ideas for Spanish Elementary Lessons
Sara Youngbar (aka @superlatinanerd) is here to help us teachers with ideas and tips for our classroom. Thank you so much Sara for your help and collaboration to this blog. Please make sure to follow her on Instagram and contact her in case you need to bring an authentic voice and special guest for your classroom. It’s almost that time of the year when everyone shares their favorite ... Read More about Refresh your understanding of Cinco de Mayo
Saturday 2nd, 2022 was a memorable experience. I had the honor of presenting at TWLTA's regional mini conference at University of Memphis. Here is my TWLTA Mini Conference recap. My session was for elementary and preschool teachers, we shared tips and resources for an easy going routine and engaging lessons in a world language class. In this blog post I will share with you a recap of my session, ... Read More about TWLTA Mini Conference Recap
I know what you are thinking...it is even Hispanic Heritage Month? Well, yes and no. If you are a Spanish teacher, that means the Latinx/Hispanic culture and heritage should be present in your class all year long. You can always count on authentic resources and Latinx authors to bring this culture to your lessons, but what about inviting these members of our community to your classrooms? In ... Read More about Our Hispanic Community and your classroom
Do you teach about the legacy of the Delano Grape workers strike in your class?. Sara Youngbar (aka @superlatinanerd) is here to help us teachers with ideas, tips and resources to teach this in our classroom. Thank you so much Sara for your help and collaboration to this blog. Please make sure to follow her on Instagram and contact her in case you need to bring an authentic voice and special guest ... Read More about The Legacy of the Delano Grape Workers Strike.
What is "Club Mundo Kids"? If you teach elementary, you know the struggle when it is time to find videos for your classes. Some videos are not for your students' age, and if they are they might not be for their level, or their content just does not click with your current lesson…we’ve been there!. We know that books that tell authentic stories should be one of the resources you use in your ... Read More about What is Club Mundo Kids and How to Include Their Episodes in your Lessons.