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Expose your Students to Hispanic Food

Andrea Roberson In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th- October 15th) I thought it would be a great idea...

¡Ajúua! Traditions, Customs, Celebrations, and More

Maria J. Fierro-Treviño National Standards: Communication, cultures, comparisons, and communities Hispanic traditions...

Activity: Be Curious – Get the Story

Maria J. Fierro-Treviño NATIONAL STANDARDS:  COMMUNICATION AND COMMUNITIES  Imagine that your classroom is a...

Activity: Hispanos – Who are we? Where did we come from?

Maria J. Fierro-Treviño  NATIONAL STANDARDS:  COMMUNICATION, CONNECTIONS, COMMUNITIES One of the best ways to...

Activity: Who’s Who in Literature, Fine Arts, and Other Fields

Maria J. Fierro-Treviño NATIONAL STANDARDS: COMMUNICATION AND COMMUNITIES From Spain to the Americas, Hispanics have...

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Maria J. Fierro-Treviño In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson declared the observation of Hispanic Heritage Week.  In...

Ghosts of Spanish Teachers Past

Christine Mosso So there you are on Back-to-School Night being warm and enthusiastic in front of your students’...

Confessions of a Grammar Nerd

Anne Smieszny Silva I have a confession to make. I am a grammar nerd. I love grammar. I always have, and always...

Teaching and Learning: Language and Culture

Janet Glass Dwight Englewood School, Englewood, New Jersey Rutgers University Alfred Nobel’s Peace Prize wished to...

The Importance of Embedding Culture into the Teaching of Foreign Languages

 Dr. Peter B.  Swanson Georgia State University For years it has been noted that language teaching and learning are...