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Tuneful Beginnings: 9 Spanish Songs for Teaching Grammar in Introductory Spanish Classes

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I probably don’t have to convince you that teaching Spanish with music is a great idea.

But just because you’re convinced doesn’t mean you know where to start.

No worries, we’ve all been there!

Finding songs to use in an …

Teaching Spanish Through Immersive Multimedia: The Power of Video Games

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Is all our personal technology an addiction, or is this the next big step for mankind?

Well, perhaps it’s both.

No matter what the consequence for humanity, we educators need to embrace it—our Spanish students, even our older

Seeing Is Believing: 10 Presentation Tools to Revolutionize How We Teach Spanish Online

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Thanks to the Internet, Spanish teaching is easier than ever.

You can teach students anytime, anywhere. Plus, you can teach them on your preferred schedule.

It doesn’t get much better than that—unless you throw some awesome presentation tools into the …

Short Stack: 5 Bite-sized Movies for Your Spanish Class to Devour

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What’s the quickest way to capture your students’ attention?

Film, of course!

On movie days, no one fiddles with their phone or lays their head down on their desk.

On movie days, everyone is happy to be in class

Light the Fireworks: 10 Warm-up Ideas That’ll Make Your Class Burst with Spanish

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Want to make your classes explode with Spanish?

Here’s a little life secret: It’s the things we do every day that matter more than what we do once in a while.

So what does that mean for Spanish teachers like …

10 Authentic Spanish Resources for Virtual Tours and Visits

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There’s nothing like study abroad for learning a language and culture.

However, in the 21st century, “study abroad” has taken on a whole new meaning.

In the old days (ahem, those of “low tech”), studying abroad meant getting permission from …

11 Spanish Learning Websites for Students That’ll Rock Your World

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We’re teaching in a digital world.

Our students are part of this technological era, and you’ve got to make their Spanish studies relevant to their lives.

Have you been toying with the idea of including technology in your classroom, …