If you have been following me on my Instagram for some time, or have read a couple of my blog posts about books, it is no secret that children books are the way to my heart. Books from Latinx and Hispanic authors are my ultimate favorite. In this blog post you will find a list of 12 Latinx Hispanic authors who are currently publishing and writing books for bilingual or bicultural children. ... Read More about 12 Latinx and Hispanic Authors you need to know
Using historical events from Latin American history. Some stories can be triggering for students. If you are aiming to provide a safe space for your students, you need to keep this in mind, especially when you are including History of Latin America in your world language lessons. This week, as I was preparing a music resource for Hispanic Heritage Month, I noticed how important this is. I ... Read More about World Language Lessons and History of Latin America
Looking for Reading Activities and Biographies for Spanish Class? Here is a new resource for you teachers. Remember last year I started a blog series featuring artists from my home country Ecuador?. I posted my first free resources about singers Gianpiero and Camila Perez. Here is my third FREE resource for your students. This resource is a biography and video worksheet about one of the ... Read More about Ecuadorian Artists – Freebie #3
Ready to start your All About Me unit, but unsure where to start? Check there 5 tips and ideas for your Todo Sobre Mí unit for your Spanish elementary lessons. Be aware of information that might be private or sensitive in your classroom. This is the most important element of your All About Me unit: your students need to feel safe. Some students might not want to share information like ... Read More about All About Me for Spanish Elementary : Tips and ideas for your Todo Sobre Mí unit.
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.