Teaching Spanish w/ Comprehensible Input
Reading, Storytelling, and Ideas for Technology use in the Target Language.
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Immediate Feedback with Clap, Wave, & Hands Up gestures
Say goodbye to dull methods to check answers on formative or summative multiple choice questions, and so hello to a fun, interactive method ...
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Brain Breaks in the MFL class with Momo
Are you in need of a easy and fun brain break to do in the target language? By "easy" I mean little or no prep work on the teacher...
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Marker Partner PLUS (a fun variation of Marker Partner)
In May of 2014, I wrote a blog post explaining The Marker Partner game . It is a fun way for the teacher to check student comprehension af...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Power of Stories in SLA
Recently, I have become more aware of the Power of Stories. Storytelling is a tool that ALL of us have available, at any given time, to help...
Saturday, November 25, 2017
ACTFL 2017 - Reflections and Strategies
ACTFL 2017 has come and gone, followed by a busy week of in-service, a pie-baking fundraising event at my house (70+ pumpkin pies made by st...
Sunday, November 5, 2017
CopyCAT: My New Favorite Brain Break
Last week I discovered a new brain break by accident and it has quickly become my favorite brain break. I like it because it gets EVERYONE m...
Friday, November 3, 2017
Ideas on Reading "La Casa de la Dentista"
It won't be long until the arrival of Sr. Wooly's long anticipated 2nd graphic novel, " La Casa de la Dentista " arrives...
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Review of Sr. Wooly's "La Casa de la Dentista"
If you are counting the days until you receive your order of Sr. Wooly's graphic novel "La Casa de la Dentista" than you know ...
Sunday, September 10, 2017
A Healthy Meal
This post has absolutely NOTHING to do with teaching a language. Well, maybe I can find a connection to education: it's nice to look fo...
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Play-Doh in the WL Classroom; First Day Activities
Love those smiles! When students come back to school after a long summer vacation, they, like the teachers, are adjusting to the new nor...
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