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Getting the year started

If you’ve just been hired or are starting your first year as a Spanish teacher, you are probably a) super excited and b) quite nervous. Hopefully we can help calm those nerves and make your year start out smooth. Here are … Continue reading

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Facebook Project Giveaway

Our Spanish Facebook Profile Project is one of our best sellers. And according to the reviews, it’s not only a hit with teachers, but students love it too. And it’s no wonder. Students not only create their own Facebook profile … Continue reading

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Takeaways School Year 2015 2016

On the last day of class I had my students  fill out a course evaluation survey to gather their feedback. A few things stuck out and will help in my planning for next year: Stories! A majority of students specifically … Continue reading

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Top 100 Language Lovers

We have once again been nominated by Babla’s Language Lover’s competition in two categories. We would love your vote for “Spanish Plans”.  Top 100 Language Learning Blog Find our name, click on it, and click on “vote” Top 100 Twitter … Continue reading

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$100 Teacher Appreciation Giveaway

Spanish teachers on TpT have teamed up to offer you a fun & fabulous giveaway as our way of saying THANK YOU to our followers! We have 2 thank you prizes for our followers: – $100 TpT gift card – … Continue reading

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Class Dojo in Spanish

I recently started using the App ClassDojo to track student participation/incentivize students to speak only Spanish. I know some teachers give participation points, some use a system where they hand out tickets/fake money, but this is novelty for students. I have … Continue reading

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March Madness Book Tournament

Our March Music Madness was a huge success, so today we’d thought we’d offer an alternative that you may have seen from LA/LIT teachers or in your school library. This is a book tournament of novels, written about the Hispanic … Continue reading

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Pedacito de Navidad Movietalk

If you are looking for some authentic resources for La Navidad,check out our post with includes: -a template for writing a letter to “Papa Noel” : Carta a Santa requirements -the letter template:  Carta a Santa We like Jesse y … Continue reading

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Elf on the Shelf in the WL Classroom: Day 1

Originally posted on La Clase de la Señora Dentlinger:
I think Elf on the Shelf is a great way to bring some fun into the classroom.  I blogged about the idea yesterday.  I shared some cultural situations the elf could…

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Perspective through literature

While travel is the best way to broaden your perspective, that may be a bit difficult for our students. One way that students can learn about other cultures and see perspectives is through youth literature. I’ve been working on this … Continue reading

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