Dealing With Difficult Parents

Dealing With Difficult Parents

I have bad news. Young or older, veteran teacher or newbie, all of us will encounter difficult parents. Unfortunately, I don’t know any colleague who has never had a sleepless night because of an issue with a student’s parent or guardian. But the good news is that over the years, I have gained some insight and wisdom, and I have a few tips to share with you about how to handle these unpleasant situations.

Getting the Most Out of Your School Day

Getting The Most Out of Your School Day

Do you start your school day full of big plans of all you will accomplish before you go home? Do you dream of going home when your contracted time ends, so you can take care of yourself, your family and pursue other interests? But…. do you get derailed regularly at school? Read on to learn my best tips for staying focused and using all of your available time during your work day!

Using Task Cards in Spanish Class

Using Task Cards in Spanish Class

I’m not sure how I never knew about these before, but Situational Task Cards have changed my life as a Spanish Teacher!!! Situational task cards are a set of scenarios that are all related to the same theme. Each scenario is slightly different, and they can be used MULTIPLE times in the same unit for speaking, writing and assessment. I LOVE when I can create something once and use it over and over- it saves so much time in planning and copying or posting! Here are some of the ways I am using task cards in my Spanish classes!

Spanish Class Winter Themed Writing Activities

Spanish Class Winter Themed Writing Ideas

Do you struggle with motivating your students to write more and to write more creatively? Need a fresh approach to presentational or interpersonal writing? Drowning in correcting, but you know that your students need feedback before their big assessment? This blog post is for you! Find 5 ways to create Spanish class winter-themed writing activities for your students!

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