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Teach Spanish from the Heart: How to Truly Reach Your Spanish Students


Has Spanish class become boring for you or your students?

Swap the textbooks for some heart—some real, genuine emotional engagement.

Time to switch it up. Yes, the ol’ switcheroo.

Adiós, textbooks! ¡Que tomen unas vacaciones! (Take a vacation!)…

How to Teach the Spanish Subjunctive Creatively and Effectively


High blood pressure. Goosebumps. An overwhelming urge to stay in bed all day.

Got these symptoms?

You just might have subjunctivitis.

It’s a common issue among Spanish students, but educators can get it, too. Teaching the subjunctive can …

9 All-star Sites with Spanish Worksheets for Class


Have you ever taught a class naked?

Probably not—and if you answered “yes” to that question, you had to add something like “but only once, in a weird dream I had.”

In the same way that it would be crazy …

9 Social Spanish Homework Ideas Using Favorite Technology


Assigning homework is essential to keep the ball rolling after class.

Many educators primarily rely on their textbooks for homework—but if you ask students for feedback on these tasks, they’ll let you know just how tired they get of …

Teacher’s Aides: 9 Superb Websites for Spanish Educators


There are more Spanish speakers residing in the US than ever before.

This makes your role as a Spanish educator crucial.

Teaching Spanish can even be viewed as an act of social justice for the many monolingual Spanish speakers

Spanish Screen Time: 9 Educational Yet Fun Videos for Spanish Students


Video viewing is at an all-time high.

Video for entertainment and communication is booming, and companies like Netflix and Amazon are reaping the benefits.

Now more than ever, there’s a lot of buzz around learning and teaching languages with

5 of the Best Spanish Songs to Teach Spanish Like a Rock Star


Ever heard a ridiculously catchy tune once and had it stuck in your head the whole darn day?

Those musical earworms can really drill their way into your brain!

Creating, listening to, dancing to and remembering music is at the …