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 →
Ditch Summit 2018 – It’s not too late!
If you haven't tuned in to #DitchSummit 2018, it's not too late!! Just check out this Tweet from yesterday evening! Hooray! So if you've been procrastinating, there is a good chance that you will have ONE additional opportunity to participate--not only in this year's Ditch Summit, but in the previous 3 summits as well!! So... 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 →
Alebrijes in the Spanish 1 Classroom
This past week in Spanish 1, we finally got to do my "Roll & Draw Your Own Alebrije" activity. For me, it was one of my most anticipated lessons of October. I am fascinated with the wonderful creations that my students designed! Plus, they had so much fun! Take a look at a few of... Continue Reading →
The BEST Alebrije Resources for Your Classroom | Mexican Folk Art for School
If you are unfamiliar with the Mexican papier-mache folk art commonly known as alebrijes and why you will be seeing them everywhere this year (hint: it has to do with a best-selling Disney film), check out my former post here. In this post I want to highlight some of the BEST Alebrije resources for your... Continue Reading →
Alebrijes |Pedro Linares & His Magical Mexican Folk Art
If you haven't seen the movie Coco, or travelled to Oaxaca or Mexico City, Mexico, maybe you aren't familiar with the term "alebrijes." (Pronounced Al - lay - bre - hays) And if you have watched the movie Coco, chances are you are familiar with Disney's "spirit guides," as alebrijes are called in the movie. But... Continue Reading →