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11 Traditional Spanish Games with Language Lessons Hidden Inside


You know what they say about “all work and no play.”

It makes the Spanish classroom a dull place to be.

Okay, maybe that’s not as snappy as the real expression, but you get my point.

Teaching Spanish effectively does …

Make Your Spanish Class Fashionable with 8 Fun Clothing Activities


Latinos like to look good.

I, on the other hand, used to have a different idea of what was fashionable.

Before moving to Costa Rica, I thought it was perfectly acceptable to go to the supermarket in pajama pants.

After …

Talk About a Dramatic Performance! 10 Spanish Role Play Ideas to Drum Up Some Drama in Your Classroom


Need to drum up some drama in your classroom?

No matter what age you teach, you probably see your fair share of dramatic performances on a daily basis from all those drama queens and kings that grace your classroom.

Why …

Why Be Old School? 6 Tech-powered Spanish Culture Projects Your Students Will Love


Tired of telling your students to put their devices away?

You’re not alone.

But here’s a little secret: with the right resources, those devices can transform from classroom distractions to your new favorite teaching tool.

Your students’ familiarity with online …

8 Slamming Spanish Games for Getting Middle Schoolers Pumped to Learn


Middle schoolers are at a unique point in their academic career—and their lives.

Our tween students may feel too old for elementary school “baby games,” yet they’ve still got one foot firmly planted in childhood.

How can you appeal …

5 Awesomely Authentic Spanish Projects Your Students Will Cheer For!


“Education is not preparation for life, education is life itself.”

These words were penned by John Dewey, the 20th century educational reformer and philosopher.

The educational renegade of his day, Dewey proposed that learning should have a foundation in …

Spanish Science Lessons: 3 Natural Ways to Teach Kids Spanish


Did you know teaching science is a great way to teach Spanish?

Learning is always more meaningful when it is acquired within context, and science lessons give you exactly that.

And if you are teaching young children, …