Agree or Disagree?

Agree or Disagree?

As a former control freak in the classroom, I’m finding that if I let them talk to each other, then they have already talked more than if I controlled the questioning and answering. So here’s an activity to let go of control… I call it...
Feliz Navidad – CREATE music in class!

Feliz Navidad – CREATE music in class!

This video is a few years old but I absolutely love it! North Point Community Church created an iBand with all kinds of devices and here was the result… Since so many of our students have smart phones and iPads and tablets nowadays, maybe this could be a fun...
Naughty or nice?

Naughty or nice?

Yikes! I just caught myself being naughty! I almost asked them to produce the language before they had meaningful input. But I caught my mistake so I hope Santa doesn’t put me on the list. The students want to make cards in Spanish, so I started writing some...
Party with a Purpose

Party with a Purpose

Our department usually gets together once or twice a year (with all our students) and celebrates a few holidays together. This year a few of us teachers decided to do it right before Christmas break. I love celebrating, and parties are great, but deep down I feel like...