Looking for a way to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month with your high school students? Here is one you can use TODAY!
As Spanish teachers, we all have students who are shy or hesitant to participate. However, we know that students must try using the language and work with others to build their proficiency. So here are some ideas on how to help shy students participate in Spanish class!
Are you beginning a new career as a high school Spanish teacher? After college and student teaching, I thought I knew what I was getting into! But as the saying goes, “Age before wisdom”! Wow have I learned a lot! And for anyone who thinks they could use the tips you don’t learn in college, here are my top 5 things I wish I knew about teaching Spanish when I started!
Last week we talked about 3 different kinds of AP Spanish projects that you can assign for presentations. This week, we will continue our theme of AP Spanish projects, but this time we will focus on projects that involve writing.
Need some ideas for AP Spanish projects? Assigning projects has so many benefits! When your students complete projects, it often allows you to offer choice to make their learning as personal as possible. It gives flexibility to have students work in groups or alone, depending on the goal. AP Spanish projects offer students a way to showcase their Spanish is a very impressive way!
Do you take your Spanish students outside to learn? Students are thrilled when they have the chance to do Spanish class activities for outside! If you’ve never tried it, here are some ideas for what you can do outside with your Spanish students and still have a productive class!
High school Spanish teachers have MANY students. If you need some strategies, here are several correcting strategies for Spanish teachers that will create better work-life balance.
Teachers grow when they are reflective. This is drilled into us in our teacher preparation! Learning how to get students feedback in Spanish class is one way to reflect on your teaching practice so that you know what to keep and what to improve!
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At the beginning of my career, field trips were a highlight for students and teachers. As time when on, less field trips were approved, and then Covid hit. After the pandemic, field trips are making a comeback! But what about Spanish In School Field Trips? If you haven’t considered them, keep reading to find out why you should!