Tasting Station

Tasting Station

The last two years I’ve done a lesson about turrón because Ivonne, my teacher friend, introduced me to this delicious tradition from her Cuban family. Her memories about it were so precious! Here is a holiday lesson (including authentic resources, activities and...
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...