Here is a great blogpost – Spanish Poem for Children with Suggested Activities – Mi casa está viva – at Spanish Playground.
Check out the Proficiency Building Tools at Language Coaching by Amy Lenord
How to Teach a Lesson in Elementary Spanish Class Using a Video Clip – Step by Step is a great blogpost with lost of helpful hints from Mundo de Pepita.
Should teaching filled pauses be part of language teaching? Check out this interesting article entitled The Mystery and Occasional Poetry of, Uh, Filled Pauses.
Photos for Spanish Class Activities is a great blogpost from Spanish Playground. Tons of super ideas. I plan to use all of them.
5 Fresh Ideas for the New Year for Spanish Class. This blog post at Secondary Spanish Space has some interesting ideas which can be used in just about any language.
68 Voces – The 68 Voces website is an absolutely extraordinary resource for folktales from Mexico. Each animated video is a different story that is narrated in an indigenous language with subtitles in Spanish. Thanks
Miscositas.com for sharing this great information!
I loved this post entitled When Vocabulary Becomes Student Driven by La Profe Farias. I hope you enjoy it also.
Don’t miss this blogpost – Conversation on the fly at pathtoproficiency.com.
Here are the documents that Monson used to create the Proficiency Walls. Help yourselves. Modes Proficiency. Novice Low Descriptors Novice Mid Descriptors Novice High Descriptors Intermediate Low Descriptors Intermediate MID Descriptors Intermediate High Descriptors AdvancedLow Descriptors
All Language Teachers! Check this out . . . Radio Garden Lets You Tune Into a World of Global Broadcasts. Lots of great materials!
Here is a great blogpost by our colleague Joshua Cabral – Foreign Language Speaking Activity, Easily Adapted to Proficiency Levels. This is a great idea!
I loved this blogpost by Language Sensei – Adding Choice for Novices – The “Meeting/FuNovice High Descriptorslly Meeting” Options. Some good things to think about.
Looking for some authentic resources for the holiday season. Check out this blog post of La clase de la Señora Dentlinger –Tweets Navideños.
How to Encourage a Global Perspective in your Classroom is a great blogpost which you could share with colleagues.
Check out Kristy Placido’s blog Creating comprehensible input with comercials. I attended her session on this at ACTFL in Boston and it was great. Don’t miss this one!
Don’t miss out on this Immigration Unit for Spanish I from our MaFLA colleague Kara Jacobs.
Working on Interpretive Communication? Check out Using Rubrics to Assess Interpretive Reading at Madame’s Musings.
Is it communication? Don’t miss the mark! is a great blog post from Creative Language Class.
10 Tricks for Teaching Novice Students to Circumlocute is a great blogpost by Calico Spanish.
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month? Check out this blog post with lesson information and video – Making Cultural Connections by Comparing a Taco. Thanks Mundo de Pepita!
MaFLA member Joshua Cabral has a great post on his blog entitled Engaging with Culture in the Foreign Language Classroom: Cultural Value Dimensions!
DO NOT MISS – this blogpost – OPI Strategies in the World Language Classroom by a Global Classroom!
Second Language Acquisition Quotes has some inspirational and thought-provoking quotes from some of the leaders in language learning at T.P.R.S. Q & A
Musicuentos has shared a blogpost entitled Nine homework choice systems for world language students that is filled with great ideas. Don’t miss it!
Do you enjoy using music in your classes? Then you definitely need to read this blogpost by José Miguel Motoro entitled 31 Spanish Songs Students Love for Improving Speaking and Vocabulary!
Check out this blogpost from Spanish Mama – Spanish 1: The First Two Weeks.
Here is a fun counting game to get your students practicing number – Mano Nerviosa: Best Ever Counting Game from Spanish Mama.
Looking for some Brain Breaks for the classroom. Here are some that can be done in the target language – Brain Breaks in the Target Language – by Maris Hawkins!