Category Archives: Web2.0 Technology

Spanish Instagram

If you’ve haven’t read how to use instagram in your class, first read this post. Once you’ve set up a class account, we recommend the following accounts below. Once you are following, you can project your feed on the board … Continue reading

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Spanish Webquest

One of my favorite reasons for using webquests is to have students discover information on their own. I can take a step back and provide any necessary help, but the students are the ones doing all the work. They are … Continue reading

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Sims in Spanish

Sim games are pretty popular among teenagers, and with this game in Spanish, students can practice their Spanish vocabulary of building a house and creating an avatar. Según el sitio: “¿Qué es Habbo? Habbo es una comunidad virtual dirigida a … Continue reading

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Lyrics Training

If you like using music in your class as much as I do (13 posts tagged Música), then you may be interested in checking out LyricsTraining.com.  It’s essentially an online cloze activity that uses the music video in the background. … Continue reading

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Trivia

As other teachers have pointed out, Trivia Crack is the latest craze in app-games. The best part is you can play this game in Spanish. Have students “challenge” each other or create a class tournament. Sure, some of the questions … Continue reading

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Dropbox

If you don’t have a dropbox by now, you are missing out. This is essential for any teacher who does work at home. I remember the days of working on something at home, putting it on a travel drive (USB … Continue reading

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Creating Youtube Listening Comprehension Videos

Just discovered a cool new site thanks to @placido on twitter. It’s called Blubbr and you can take youtube videos and turn them into trivia “games” by adding questions. Makes videos into great listening activities. And it couldn’t be easier! … Continue reading

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Using Memes in Spanish

What’s the most important thing in a foreign language class? To give students comprehensible input and show them the language in context. When you can accomplish this and entertain the kids at the same time to keep their interest, you’ve … Continue reading

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Educreating Spanish Cooking Videos

What better input to learn about food and cooking in context than to watch short tutorials on how to make food. The power of Youtube gives us so much access to resources many teachers didn’t have in the past, it … Continue reading

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Language Lab Activity

For those of you who have language labs in your building, this post may not be very enlightening. For those of us that teach in a building without such luxuries, we too can incorporate similar assessments and practice with other … Continue reading

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