Teaching Spanish w/ Comprehensible Input
Reading, Storytelling, and Ideas for Technology use in the Target Language.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Resources and Links for Movie Talks Resources
For those attending the iFLT 2017 conference that were at my presentation, Movie Talk, Beyond the Basics, I have attached the link below to ...
Pre-conference Professional Development at iFLT2017
It's July and you know what that means: it's time for meaningful professional development at iFLT! I'm writing this from Denver,...
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Sub Plans that keep the CI Flowing
One of my least favorite tasks as a teacher is to write substitute plans. I can take the easy way out and have the students watch a movie. M...
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Question Passwords - Individualized and with a little Extra Brain "Muscle"
I have known about passwords for some time thanks to Alina Filipescu for blogging about using passwords with her students (read her blog ...
Monday, April 24, 2017
French Resources for The Vampire and the Dentist
Revisiting a blog post from January 2013 PLNs are the BEST! Today Elisabeth Hayles contacted me and shared the documents that she made ...
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Crossword Train
I can personally testify to the power of reading when acquiring a second language. Because of that personal experience, I make every effort ...
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Spanish Commands and Cooking
Hypothesis: Connecting cooking to subject matter will increase student interest in a larger percentage of students than teaching the subjec...
Saturday, April 1, 2017
The MANDATO Challenge: Spanish Commands
Have you ever thought of how often you hear commands throughout your day or how often you say a command ? It has to be one of the most use...
Friday, March 17, 2017
Air Writing & Palm Writing - A Fun Friday Activity
Brain breaks are a good idea because they're a necessity. Your students need that little bit of down time with a physical activity that ...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
El Escape Cubano, Chaper 6-11
This is the 3rd of 3 posts with explanations of the activities than can be used when reading Mira Canion's novel, El Escape Cubano . You...
Friday, March 10, 2017
El Escape Cubano, chapters 1-5
After you have introduced your students to Cuba through discussions, photos, and videos, and pre-taught vocabulary that students will enco...
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