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 and How to Include Their Episodes in your Lessons.
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.
12 Latinx and Hispanic Authors you need to know
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
World Language Lessons and History of Latin America
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
Ecuadorian Artists – Freebie #3
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
All About Me for Spanish Elementary : Tips and ideas for your Todo Sobre Mí unit.
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.