Teaching AP Spanish Language and Culture this year? Wondering how to instruct your students on how to complete the Email Reply section of the AP Exam?
I have a lot of feelings about presentations. Throughout my career, I have seen it all. The memorized, robotic presentation where the student has no idea what they’re saying. The presentation that they meant to memorize, but stage fright took over. Train wreck.
Let’s face it people… the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam is HARD! In my experience, one of the most difficult open-ended tasks is the Cultural Comparison.
So how can we break it down for students and give them the know-how they need to be successful? Read on for some tips!
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Is Parent Night at your school your favorite or most dreaded evening??
To be honest, going into it each year, I tell myself that I dread it. Why? Well, because I know that I have a very short time to make a good impression. And I know that every other teacher in the building is trying to do the same. How can I set myself apart?? How can I avoid being THE MOST BORING teacher the parents hear from that night??
Don’t worry! I have just the thing for you!!
I’ve been teaching AP Spanish and Language for a while now, and what sticks out to me about the beginning of each school year is the HIGH level of nervousness and anxiety that my students have, particularly with non-native speakers. How can we combat this self-doubt? How can we scaffold our activities to build confidence and comfort? How do What works in building confidence with our AP Spanish students? Keep reading!
Is it possible to get parents involved in Spanish class???? Even when they took French in high school???
“I don’t speak Spanish, so I can’t help with Spanish class.”
Ever hear this statement from a parent or guardian? If you have been teaching at least a year or 2, for sure you’ve heard it! And if you’re just starting out, trust me…. it will come.
So why is it important to get parents involved in their child’s Spanish learning?
Oh so many reasons!!