Summer Reading: Immigration | Non-fiction

"They Take Our Jobs!" and 20 other myths about immigration This 264 page book was written by Aviva Chomsky, daughter of renowned linguist Noam Chomsky, and published in 2007. There is also an updated version that I haven't read yet. It was published in 2018. You can read through Myth 1: Immigrants Take American Jobs,... Continue Reading →

Three stories: an American citizen with undocumented parents, a teenager secretly smuggled to the USA with no path to citizenship, and an undocumented student who lived in fear for 14 years before finally becoming "legal." These are my picks for your summer reading list. In The Country We Love - My Family Divided Imagine, coming... Continue Reading →

Crazy for Cascarones

Have you made cascarones in your classroom? These confetti-filled Easter eggs are super easy to make! I recommend cleaning out the shells at home so you can use the eggs to make delicious treats--and that way, nothing goes to waste! It's best to start collecting your eggs a few weeks before you need them, depending... Continue Reading →

3 MORE of the BEST TpT Authors You Probably Aren’t Following | And why you need to follow them NOW

I love teaching Spanish and creating quality materials for my class.  But I also recognize my own limitations (time, for one.  There's NEVER enough time). For that reason, I'm so thankful to have found some really good teacher-authors who are creating high-quality materials!  Finding some trusted sellers saves me some time and provides me with... Continue Reading →

Online Professional Development Opportunities for Educators

PBS Teacherline offers both free and paid courses for hourly credit toward teacher certification in addition to paid, graduate level courses.  This post will focus on PBS Teacherline's paid, graduate level courses. "Flexible, online professional development for PreK-12 educators."  -  PBS Teacherline I utilized one of Teacherline's paid, graduate level courses in the summer of... Continue Reading →

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