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Join us for the Final 8

If you felt like you didn’t have time to join us for the whole tournament of 16 songs, we are down to the final 8. For the rest of the MusicadeMarzo21 tournament, you could use a modified 4 day or … Continue reading

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Music Video Activities

We talked about over 6 different activities you can use with lyrics of a song, so today we want to talk about ways you can provide comprehensible input and use the music video in your lesson. 1. MovieTalk One of … Continue reading

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Beyond the Lyrics

So you’ve played the song… You have a copy of the lyrics. But how else can you work with a song besides the traditional fill-in the missing lyric cloze activities? This post is all about getting the most of out … Continue reading

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Música de marzo 2021

We are a few short days away from the official debut of Música de marzo 2021. The official tournament with online voting kicks off on Monday, March 1. There is plenty of time to join and even if you don’t … Continue reading

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Diana Trujillo: De Colombia a Marte

By now, hopefully you’ve heard the name Diana Trujillo, the Colombia woman who came to the US at age 17 and is now a team leader at NASA working on the Perseverance Mars Rover. Her story is one that should … Continue reading

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March Music Madness 2021

It’s almost that time. One of the most exciting times of the year in Spanish class: The annual March Música Madness tournament hosted by SpanishPlans. We are currently finalizing the bracket and look forward to bringing your the 2021 tournament … Continue reading

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Storytelling Remotely

Despite being completely remote up until this point, I have done my best to continue to use storytelling as my main method to deliver comprehensible input in my Spanish class over our synchronous online Google Meets classes. I know a … Continue reading

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Illustrating to show comprehension

In search of a quick input-based activity that you can use either in a remote or in-person setting? Have students draw the scenes of a story.

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Drag and Drop Audio with Google Slides

Now that most of us are giving classes virtually, how can we adapt our listening activities to an online format? Even if you are presenting it LIVE as a class over a video Meeting, it’s always best to provide an … Continue reading

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Remote Learning: El Tigre Tiene Hambre

Our second week of remote learning is underway and we wanted to share with you what we’ve been up to. My set-up All my students are working from home. I have the option to work from my classroom and I … Continue reading

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