Reblog: Smartphones: Say Yes!

  Educators and parents have been debating technology use for a long time now.  I don’t think that debate will come to an end any time soon.  One area where you might be tempted to say “no phones allowed” is in the classroom.  That might have been my first instinct as a teacher as well.  […]

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Friday Canción: Canciones Infantiles

Today’s Friday Canción is a bit different.  It’s one for the kiddies! We all remember some of our favourite jingles or nursery rhymes in English.  Some we sang just for fun and some we learnt from as well.  I’ve put together a short list of fun Spanish songs for you today.  You can check them […]

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Friday Canción: No Me Ames by Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony

It’s Friday again.  The weekend is here! Are you ready for some sweet Spanish music to touch your heart?  I’ve got a Friday Song for you… La canción de viernes: No Me Ames by Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony   You can listen and view the lyrics in this video.  Try to sing along.     Letras/ […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Vivir Mi Vida by Marc Anthony | with bonus Spanish Lesson

It’s almost the weekend again and I’ve got a Friday Song for you… La canción de viernes: Vivir Mi Vida by Marc Anthony This New York native proudly claims his Puerto Rican heritage and has produced songs in both English and Spanish.  Vivir Mi Vida was released in July 2013. This next video shows you the lyrics in […]

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Reblog: Sprucing up a Story with Sound Effects

  Whether you’re reading to your own children or reading to a classroom, there are so many fun ways to make the stories come alive.  Over at SpanishPlans, one suggestion is to use recorded sound effects.  These would be particularly useful when teaching a second language.  Students who may not be following the story word […]

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Spanglish Sunday Laughs

Happy Sunday!  Hope your weekend has been treating you well. Scrolling through my Pinterest boards, these made me chuckle.  Hope you enjoy…       How’s your Spanish coming along?   If you’ve ever taught introductory Spanish, you’ll know the pain is real…   ¡Feliz Domingo mis amigos!

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Reblog: Promoting English as a Second Language

Kickstarter Campaign If this project is fully funded by June 9, 2018, the essay contest will run until August 31, 2018. Winners will be notified by September 30, 2018. The book will be published by November 1, 2018. Winning entries will be professionally translated to English (if written in another language) and published in a […] […]

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