Category Archives: Web2.0 Technology

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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Univision App

Univision has several apps available for the iPad including “Univision”, “Noticias” and “Deportes”. I used the regular “Univision” app today and let my students explore different articles that would be of interest to them. I had first year students engaged … Continue reading

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Doll House iPad App

If your Foreign Language program has access to iPads, here is an app you need to check out. It is free and is fantastic to use during your Casa unit. It’s called Kids Doll House and it is made by … Continue reading

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Edmodo Lyrics

For the past several years, I have used the song, “Nada que Perder” by Mexican rock group Maná as a cloze activity. It is a great song for seeing the structure “tener que + infinitivo” When using songs, I like … Continue reading

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Edmodo in Spanish

Edmodo is a educational social media tool. It is just like facebook, but is set up for education so that students can interact with one another on the class page. The teacher can post links, videos, questions, and even quizzes … Continue reading

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Palabras de tecnologia para usar en clase

Since I will be utilizing iPads in the classroom this year and engaging the students on the educational social media tool edmodo, among other web tools, I thought I better brush up on some technology vocabulary. I plan to do … Continue reading

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Participation Apps

1. Pikme (Free) by Smitesh Bakrania Can randomly select students with a shake. Or can scroll to a particular student. Upon answering a question, you can rank the student’s response one, two, or three stars. Good application if you want … Continue reading

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Lenguaje de text

Se llama “SMS” y son mensajes cortos. Se usan especialmente en los mensajes de text o email. Aquí una lista de las más usadas y comunes “Text Speak” en Español: x = por k = que xq= porque / Por … Continue reading

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