I've been seeing so many questions about Locura de marzo that I've come to the conclusion that I can't put this post off any longer!What is Locura de Marzo? It's a Spanish music competition that brings language and culture into your classroom. It's stacks of free resources. It's my students' FAVORITE time of the year!... Continue Reading →
It’s here! The 2019 FREE Winter ebook from the teachers of #TeachMoreSpanish!
Click here to get your copy now! Twenty-three resources contained in one easy download! Featuring the following freebies: 1. Bookmarks by the Engaged Spanish Classroom 2. Cloze Activity by Angie Torre 3. Color, Cut, & Paste activity by Silvia Schavz 4. Navidad Playing Cards by Profe Pistole 5. Spanish Speaking Task Cards by The Spanish... Continue Reading →
Are you Navidone?
You've seen the posts about teaching during December: Instagram @karlylaforge And this one: Bored Teachers But like it or not, we have one more week. ONE. MORE. WEEK. So if you are running out of steam, beyond #teachertired, & desperate for some lesson plans that are super-easy to implement, cheap/free, and will engage your students,... Continue Reading →
Free Voluntary Reading: Suggested Books for Spanish Intermediates
When I started planning for my FVR library in May of 2019, I wasn't sure where to begin and was overwhelmed by my options. If you are preparing to start your own FVR program, you may be feeling the same! Since we want to be able to confidently suggest books to students, I made it... Continue Reading →
How to implement FVR in the World Language Classroom
After hearing a lot about FVR (Free Voluntary Reading, also called SSR, Silent Sustained Reading) at Comprehensible Online I decided I had to do it! But how?? How would I get the books I needed? How would I decide which books to order? What if my students didn't like it? What if they didn't actually... Continue Reading →
Everything you need to teach La Llorona in your mid-level Spanish classes
It's the end of October, and while I LOVE teaching about Día de los Muertos, I felt like I needed to do something a little bit different with my Spanish 2 and 3 students. Last year, I spent about 3 weeks on Day of the Dead. I was able to teach in depth about Alebrijes... Continue Reading →
Back-to-School with Style
I don't have a lot of money to decorate my classroom. And even if I did have the money, I probably couldn't create a "Pinterest-worthy classroom". What I do buy and create for my room has a purpose. Sometimes the purpose is purely decorative (I'm not a "bare walls" advocate) but that's not normally the... Continue Reading →
Back-to-school Resource Roundup | 15 Fabulous Decor Items for the Spanish Classroom
With back-to-school fast approaching (faster for some than others) I wanted to take a minute and highlight some free and inexpensive back-to-school products that will have you feeling ready to go back! This FREE bienvenidos banner by Mrs. Cabello contains images of famous Hispanics and Latinos and will look beautiful on your classroom wall! If... Continue Reading →
Earn FREE books for your Spanish library!
Want to score EIGHT FREE books in Spanish? It's easy to do! Kellogg's has teamed up with Penguin Random House books for another summer of free books! To participate, go to http://www.feedingreading.com between now and 9/30/2019. Each time you buy a participating Kellogg's item, scan your receipt. One receipt = one free book! Tip: Since... Continue Reading →
Comprehensible Online 2019 Part 2 | CI Superstars
Note: If you haven't read Part 1 of this blog series, you can do so by clicking here. Although Comprehensible Online's official end date was April 30, the conference was extended until June 2!! So I've been going back through and rewatching some of my favorite presentations. In this post I highlight four fantastic conference... Continue Reading →