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World Cup a week away

The event of the year is getting closer. Anticipation is building. If you haven’t put up your World Cup groups and bracket yet, it’s not too late. The first game kicks off on November 20 with 3 more on November … Continue reading

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Halloween Vocab Idea

Looking for something fun and silly to do with your Spanish class for Halloween? Want to teach some Halloween related vocabulary? This activity involves using staff pictures and asking the students what they think each teacher should dress up as. … Continue reading

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4 things you may have missed

It’s been a while since we’ve posted an update, so let’s take a look at a few new things you may have missed from us. The World Cup is taking place during the school year for the 1st time ever  … Continue reading

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Copa Mundial 2022

This year provides Spanish teachers an opportunity that hasn’t happened ever and will likely not happen again… the world’s biggest sporting event will take place during the school year. Normally taking place in the summer, the controversial decision to host … Continue reading

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March Música Madness 2022

The anticipation is building. Hopefully you’ve got your bulletin board bracket put up and you’re previewed all 16 songs in our YouTube video and are now just waiting for the polls to open on Feb 28. Here’s everything you need … Continue reading

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De compras class activity

This week, as part of the clothing/shopping unit, we went shopping! I had students explore a real Mexican department store and let them browse on their own for a while before I put them to the task of helping me … Continue reading

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Spanish Teacher Gift Ideas

Looking for that perfect gift for a colleague… or yourself? Check out our T-shirts, Hoodies, Coffee mugs, and facemasks of our popular “¿Qué hace un pez? / Nada” chiste as well as our sarcastic “Did you seriously just ask if … Continue reading

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Using the movie Encanto in your Spanish class

Many Spanish teachers are rightly excited about this movie that’s based on Colombia and how we can incorporate it into the classroom. Here’s are some options for using with your Spanish classes including our ready-to-implement lesson:

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Back in the Classroom

After a year with many teaching from our homes, most of us are back in the classroom this year. Seems like a good time for a fresh start and new beginnings. End of the last year I purged a lot … Continue reading

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