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Imagina - Authentic Resources for Thought-Provoking Discussions

Authentic Resources for Thought-Provoking Discussions

In my early years of teaching, it was not common practice to use authentic texts to teach Spanish. I supported the...
7 Summer Reads for Elementary, Middle, and High School

7 Summer Reads for Elementary, Middle, and High School

One of the best parts about summer is the freedom to read what you want instead of what’s assigned in class. Take a...
Maneras de cultivar los hábitos de lectura

Maneras de cultivar los hábitos de lectura

Decía, Charles William Eliot (1834-1926), “los libros son los amigos más silenciosos y constantes; son los...
Windows and Mirrors

Mirrors and Windows: Nurturing the Roots of Student Engagement with Inclusive Teaching Practices

As instructors, we know that the level to which our students engage in our courses will determine their overall...
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It’s National Teach Spanish Week

National Teach Spanish Week is September 26-October 3rd, 2021 and was created to bring attention to the national...
herencia-hispana

Actividades para celebrar la herencia hispana en la sala de clases

Por - Linda Ojeda Celebrar la Herencia Hispana en la sala de clases es una gran oportunidad para motivar a los...
Back to school

It’s 2021 Back to School Time!

For Back to School 2021 we asked faculty what this special time of year means to them. Their responses were...
Fútbol

Fútbol, la pasión que une a la gente

Son 22 jugadores en el campo agrupados en 2 equipos de 11 cada uno, enfrentados todo el tiempo en movimiento, corriendo...
European Championship

Teaching about sporting events in the Italian Language Class to Increase Student Engagement and Intercultural Awareness

In my last post for the Language Learning Community, I described a lesson I use in my German classroom with the goal of...

Bastille Day: 5 facts you should know 

By Kelli Drummer-Avendano July 14, 1789 is considered the beginning of the French Revolution. On that day, common...