K-12 Education

Carbonara Day

Carbonara Day

While it may not be among the most long-established of traditions (it’s only five years old), April 6, Carbonara Day,...
How-to-Create-Scaffolded-Learning-Progressions-for-Student-Success

How to Create Scaffolded Learning Progressions for Student Success

Image Credit: Amvia.co.uk / Compare Fibre/Amvia on Unsplash By Rebecca Blouwolff In my recent workshop Show Me...
enseñar poesia

Actividades para enseñar poesía en el salón de clases 

Enseñar poesía en la sala de clases suele ser un reto para muchos docentes. Lograr que los estudiantes comprendan y...
Spanish your way

Spanish Your Way!

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf!” - Jon Kabat-Zinn As with surfing, teaching a new...
hablantes de herencia del español

La magia de contar historias de nuestros hablantes de herencia del español

Hace unas semanas, tuve el honor de presentar “SÉ UNA PIÑA: Cómo fomentar sentimiento y compromiso comunitarios en...
literature

Twentieth-century literature: among great authors

Italy has a prominent literary tradition, and the Italian language itself was “formalized” by  Dante Alighieri....