Combat Teacher Stress

Let’s talk teacher stress, and how to combat it.

Combat Teacher Stress

If you’re anything like me, you feel stressed at the end of the school year and look forward to the summer for recharging your teacher batteries!

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Valentine’s Day FREE Lessons for Spanish Teachers

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Spanish Class Game, Agarra la Rana!

We’ve been playing “Agarra la Rana” to review vocabulary in our Spanish classes! Check out how to play and find the link to a free printable of Frog Points to use with your classes!

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8 Organizational Tips to Maximize Your Class Periods

8 organization tips to maximize your class periods

8 Organizational Tips to Maximize Your Class Periods

Guest blog post by Julie from Mundo de Pepita!

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Spanish Learning in the Summer!

Guest blog post by Angelica from Monarca Language.

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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Spanish Valentine’s Day Lessons!! El Dia de San Valentin, El Dia de los Enamorados!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner!!

Come check out La Profesora Frida’s BIG Bundle of Valentine’s Day Activities for your Spanish classes!

There are a bunch of fun activities in this packet that you could use all week!  Choose one or two to supplement your lessons each day leading up to Valentine’s Day, or set up Dia de San Valentin stations and have students work through the activities at their own pace.

They’re not only fun for you to use with your students, but are also great to have on hand for your Fast Finishers during the month of February, and are perfect emergency sub plans because they are self contained lessons.

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Verb Conjugation Games for Spanish Classes

Spanish class: REVIEW Games for Verb Conjugation!

Picture this:

Your ENTIRE Spanish class ALL participating in a REVIEW of SPANISH VERB CONJGUATIONS and every single one of those kiddos having FUN!

Yup, totally possible!  Octopus On Guard is a super fun game that your students will actually ASK to play!

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Spanish Class: Adding Pronunciation / Speaking Activities without interrupting your schedule.

I have seen a few teachers post that their New Year’s (Teaching) Resolutions include creating more opportunities to grade Pronunciation activities in their classrooms.

Creating Pronunciation grades can be tricky.  How often should one grade Pronunciation?  Obviously, we assess pronunciation all day, every day in our classes.  We model pronunciation and listen for mistakes and help our students modify as necessary.

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