We've all been there. You spend hours writing lesson plans and prepping activities for your students. You are SO EXCITED. Then, you open your email and BAM. Your whole lesson plan goes out the window. Take for example Homecoming Week. Homecoming Week is high-energy, lots of fun, and a great way for students to come together to show pride in their school. It is also hectic and really hard to plan ... Read More about Fun Low-Prep Spanish Class Activities
When I was recently asked to share the most essential resource for my Spanish classes, it took me about .5 seconds to decide what to write about- Spanish task cards! Task cards are HANDS-DOWN my favorite resource. They get students out of their seats, promote collaboration, are super easy to use, provide a well-rounded review, and can be used in a ton of different ways! Essentially, they are small ... Read More about Why I Love Using Spanish Task Cards + Freebies!
6.5 days. That is how many days of school we have left. (Not that anyone is counting, right?) The anticipation of summer vacation has students acting crazy and teachers struggling to find ways to harness all that energy while still being academically productive. Getting students to focus this time of year is TOUGH. Most are day-dreaming of swimming at the lake, trips to the beach, summer camp, and ... Read More about Sunshine, sidewalk chalk, and surviving
One thing I cannot live without in my classroom would be my bag of dice! A hodgepodge of colors and shapes, they are never far from my desk and ALWAYS a hit with the kids. Get away from boring worksheets by using dice to make lessons more engaging and fun! Read below for five ways you can increase engagement in your world language classes by using dice. 1. ICEBREAKER Start the school year ... Read More about 5 Dice Activities for Spanish Class