If I could describe this first week of school in one word, I would say interesting. Having my whole classroom rolling on a little cart helped me change my whole perspective about my teaching. Here are my main takeaways from my first week back in school. 1. Get that microphone. Before getting a cart or a backpack, I am going to ask you to consider getting a portable microphone. It ... Read More about First week as a Spanish teacher with a cart.
Have your heard about Boom Cards? Boom Cards is a platform where teachers can create/buy/sell digital task cards. During Spring 2020, Boom Card resources were a great way for my students to review and practice vocabulary and content. In this blog post I will share with you the reasons why I LOVE Boom Cards and how you can assign Boom Card decks to your students using a free account. ... Read More about How to assign Boom Cards using a free account.
Teaching preschoolers for the first time, can get a little challenging. The famous saying “time flies” becomes a reality with these kids. Having extra activities “just in case” becomes a must for every lesson planning. After almost 10 years of teaching, my preschool classes are the ones I find the easiest when it comes to plan and teach. Here are my 4 tips when you have to teach foreign ... Read More about Teaching Spanish to Preschoolers
Going back to school means having at least the first 2 weeks of planning ready to go and of course, finding time to organize and (if you have more time) decorate your classroom. As a foreign language teacher the only reason why I decorate my classroom is one thing: visual exposure (and yes, color coordination obsession too, but that is secondary.). I have noticed how some vocabulary words ... Read More about Classroom Decor. Yes or No?
Stay tuned! I am so excited to share tips, resources and experiences with you! Currently working on useful and meaningful blog posts to help all wonderful teachers out there! Josefina ... Read More about Blog Under Construction