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 →
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 →
Comprehensible Online 2019 | Blogs to Follow Part 1
Comprehensible Online 2019 ends on April 30 and I've been cramming in as many sessions as I can! I can't wait to attend again in 2020! So many great presentations from so many wonderful and enthusiastic language teachers! For those of you who don't know about Comprehensible Online (I just learned about it in February... 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 →
Introducing the Teachers of #TeachMoreSpanish
I have been so blessed to find a community of Spanish educators who love to support and uplift each other as we each work to create materials for our Spanish classrooms (and yours)! Each of these ladies and gentlemen works tirelessly in their classrooms to create and then share their materials on Teachers Pay Teachers.... 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 →
Breathtaking Panoramic Headers for Google Classroom!
I'm so excited to be offering my "Taste of Spain" headers for direct download on Teachers Pay Teachers. This download includes ten breathtaking panoramic views from locations throughout Spain.
Teaching Vampirata: Final Project
My Spanish 3 students have been working through La Vampirata and we are just about to wrap it up this week! In anticipation for the ending, I chose a final project for students to complete last week. Students were given four options and had to complete two out of four. They had to complete one... Continue Reading →
How Easy is it to Learn Spanish??
I recently posted on Instagram about a lesson I did with my Spanish students that centered on my passion for linguistics and language learning. It sparked a lot of good conversation and several teachers reached out to me for a copy of my handout, which I have been emailing individually. But instead of sending out... Continue Reading →
Google Classroom Headers – Easily Customize Yours Today!
Google Classroom is a great tool for educators! But many educators do not know this little secret: You can customize each of your classrooms with headers! So, what is a Google Classroom header? The header is the graphic that will show along the top portion of the screen whenever students access their Google Classroom accounts.... Continue Reading →