Spanish Extra Credit in the Real World, guest post

Real World Homework

Guest Blogger: Srta Elizabeth

I wonder if there’s a way to adapt this new Pokemon Go game for the classroom? It’d be a great way to practice directional vocabulary. While playing Jenga with family, It’d be cool if I wrote questions in Spanish on the blocks and students answer them as they pull them out. Student interaction is always higher when they are having fun. My friends call it “teacher brain”. They are always telling me: “You haven’t even finished student teaching yet and you are always thinking about your classroom and students.” What can I say? Great teachers minds are always thinking of creative ways to introduce students to the curriculum or get them excited about learning. It’s our job!

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Spanish Learning in the Summer!

Guest blog post by Angelica from Monarca Language.
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The most asked question by parents at the end of the school year is: How can I maintain my child’s Spanish skills during the summer?
There are plenty of new opportunities to introduce, engage and practice Español during the summer months.
Here are three easy and straightforward ideas to teach or keep up with your niños Spanish skills during the Summer. Don’t worry! Fluency is not required.

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10 Time Management Tips for Teachers

Ten Time Management Tips for Teachers

GueTop 10 Tips for Time Management for Teachersst blog post by Holly of Spanish Sundries

Learn Ten Time Management Tips for Teachers- I never realized how much time I spent on my teaching job until I didn’t have the time to spend anymore.  In December of 2012 my son was born and after a short maternity leave, I was thrown back into the world of teaching.  My job was the same, but my life was completely different.  I had to learn how to better manage my time, and I had to do it fast.

We may not all have kids, but we all have people in our lives that we want to spend time with, personal interests that we want to attend to, and places we want to see.  The more effectively we can get all that other stuff done, the more time we can save to add to our personal time bank accounts.  So, here are 10 things that I learned during my crash course in teacher time management:

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