Originally posted on Maris Hawkins:
Last year, I made the switch from using novels in addition to the textbook to just using novels without a textbook.  I would add if you are interested in incorporating a novel into your textbook curriculum, I have found a few places that work.  For levels 2 and up, you…

Originally posted on Maris Hawkins:
There are many hot button topics in foreign language education and recently vocabulary lists have been one of them.  As I have continued to develop my own voice and what works for my classes, I would feel intimidated at times.  Many of the experts seemed to be saying contradictory things. …

Originally posted on Somewhere to Share:
Have you heard of the SDGs? If you are interested in tackling some of the sustainable development goals in your classroom but don’t know where to begin, there are teacher authors who can help you! The 17 goals are: No poverty (free) Zero hunger Good health and well being Quality…

Originally posted on Maris Hawkins:
Thank you thank you thank you to everyone who has taken the time to reply and make their own videos in Flipgrid for Spanish 1 and 2!  I was so excited every time I got a notification that someone else had added a video to the board!  Spanish 1 had…

Originally posted on Maris Hawkins:
Over the weekend, I found this touching video about Día de los Muertos.  You could do a MovieTalk with this video; however, I decided to make an embedded reading about the video first.  I try to use volleyball translation judiciously, but I would start with that.  During the next reading,…

Originally posted on Maris Hawkins:
This next game I use throughout the year, too.  It actually requires minimal prep, but it is really easy.  I create a grid in Word with letters along the left and numbers on the top.  Typically, I will letter it A-H and number it 1-8.  I will project the grid,…

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