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Dichos ROCK! Teaching idioms in a CI classroom.

This year I decided I would start including “dichos” in Spanish class. Dichos are idioms. They are often SO funny and SO different from English. The students find them hysterical, and they learn SO much new vocabulary from them. 587 more words


Let’s not forget our AMAZING LITERARY HERITAGE. Let us not forget How many Poets have won or been nominated for the Nobel Prize. Lorca didn’t win but if he was around long enough ( he died at 42 years old) I am sure he would have. 53 more words

Nicaragua & Costa Rica Immersion this Fall, 2016

I am gong to Nicaragua & Costa Rica in October for 2 weeks,
( October 11th to be exact to October 28th). I have 2 students… 118 more words

How Not Learning Spanish Changed My Life

When my high school guidance counselor asked, “Spanish or French” regarding the Foreign Language requirement, I blurted out, “Spanish!”  It was probably the only time in my high school career that I actually had an opinion about a class. 2,046 more words


The Forty-Seventh Letter: What You'll Be When You Grow Up

Dear Daughters,

When I was in high school, my Spanish teacher told my friend Katie and me that she hoped her daughter would grow up to be like us one day. 596 more words

Here's to our HEROES behind the scenes

So I don’t know about you, but I can tell you, that at the beginning of each school year, my success depends HEAVILY on the people around me…. 747 more words

Brain Breaks Part 1: Music makes me MOVE!

I could write one million blog posts on brain breaks, so it will have to be written in parts just like my classroom management blog. 1,163 more words