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How to Be a Good Spanish Teacher: 13 Rules to Live By


We Spanish teachers know that enthusiasm for our work is important.

But is it enough?

Not even close.

Teaching Spanish is much more than just a job. Whether you call it a vocation, a calling or a passion, teaching Spanish …

6 Spanish Tutoring Ideas That’ll Take Your Lessons to the Next Level


Wouldn’t it be great if all students were “cookie-cutter”?

You could plan one set of lessons and activities, and use it over and over with each student.

Don’t shake your head at me.

If you’re in education, you know you’ve …

How to Teach Spanish to High School Students in 4 Enjoyable Steps


Teaching Spanish to high school students can be rewarding.

It can also be a little overwhelming.

But rather than getting caught up in the enormity of the task before you, consider the fact that you’re being given a unique opportunity …

How to Pass the Spanish Certification Test and Become a Spanish Teacher


You’re the type of person that corrects your friends’ pronunciation at Mexican restaurants.

The gifts you give your in-laws include “Spanish for Dummies” and Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s “Cien años de soledad.”

The desire to teach is so strong, you …

6 Top Tips for Thriving as an Elementary School Spanish Teacher


If you’ve always dreamed of teaching young children to speak Spanish, good news!

More and more schools are beginning world language programs in the elementary school years instead of waiting for middle and high school.

Teaching little kids …

4 Tricky Spanish Topics for English Speakers and How to Teach Them Smoothly


As Spanish educators, we basically have magical powers.

We can anticipate our students’ confusions and nip them in the bud before they manifest!

While doing this, we even have the skills, experience and knowledge to inspire students, keeping them

Words with Friends: 8 Awesome Ideas for Spanish Creative Writing Lessons


Are you ready to start exercising the right side of your students’ brains?

The right side is the right side.

We tend to focus our language lessons on the left side of the brain, where the logical faculties reside.

We …