January 2016 INSPIRATION Teacher Giveaway!

La Profesora Frida is hoping to INSPIRE you with a GIVEAWAY!


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Inspiration for Foreign Language Teachers, Books to Encourage

Are you a world language teacher looking for a little inspiration?10BooksToInspireYourTeaching

Whether you are getting ready to head back to school or looking for a way to motivate you through the mid-year slump, you can definitely find some inspiration from this teacher-recommended list of books below.

I always say that the more we share, the more we can learn.  I posted an open question to an amazing group of Spanish teachers on Facebook and they had an outpouring of responses with plenty of books to help encourage you through the school year!

Please peruse this list of books for teachers and leave a comment below if you have been particularly touched or inspired in your teaching by a book you have read!

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Spanish Class, Engaged Communication, Café y Conversación

Cafe y Conversacion

A whole class communicative activity for your World Language Classes

A guest blog post from teacher Kim Huegerich.  When I read about Kim’s Café y Conversación idea in a FB group, I knew I needed to reach out and ask her to share this idea with my readers!

Read about Kim’s awesome whole class communicative activity and learn how you can implement it in your world language classroom!

Thank you, Kim for being willing to write a guest blog post and share your fantastic teaching ideas with us!


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The First Week of Spanish Class, Part 1

The First Week of Spanish Class!

Spanish Class Week 1 Danielson Framework

This is Part 1 in a 5 part series of blog posts discussing ideas of how to set up your Spanish classes for the first week of class in ways that will can help create an environment conducive to language acquisition.  I hope you find some of the information useful!  I would also love to hear your suggestions because the more we share the better teachers we become!  Please consider leaving a comment with your suggestions at the end of this post!

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Tips to Make Your Life Easier, Teacher School Supplies, Frixion Erasable Pen

Like most teachers, I love SCHOOL SUPPLIES!

Some teachers cry “Nooooo!” when they see the Back To School banners popping up in stores months before school will start up again, but you’ll catch me lingering in the school supplies aisles coveting markers, post it notes, pens, notebooks, clips, glue, glitter, paint…. Ahhh! Zen! Lol

Organization is also something I love, and this year I made the decision to buy an Erin Condren Life Planner to help me keep my sanity! Learn how I did it without breaking the bank!

After purchasing my EC Life Planner, I discovered a huge EC following on the internet! You can get lost in the variety of YouTube EC “unveilings” and “Plan With Me” videos available – and learn handy tips for how to customize your planners (not JUST EC Planners, but ANY planner!).

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What Secondary Teachers Learned in 2015, La Profesora Frida

Jan-Blog-HopHello readers!

What have you as a teacher learned in 2015 that you would like to share with us?

Please comment below!

A few lessons I learned this year that I will carry with me into 2016:

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