Students complete an interpretive reading activity about directions in a city with integrated technology aspect via Google Maps and QR Codes.… Read More QR Code Interpretive Reading Activity – Estamos en Oaxaca
Alright, I’ll admit it: I totally love Google Drive and all of the tools they have for students and teachers. One of my favorite tools is the Google Maps editor. You OR your students can place markers and draw shapes on a map – zoomed in to a specific region, or spanning the entire globe. There… Read More Google Maps & Directions
Thanks to the #langchat Twitter feed and my experience at CSCTFL in March I have been trying hard to incorporate more #authres (authentic resources) into my classes. One of the big focuses was on changing the task, not the text for your levels. My last blog post I wrote briefly about technology uses in the classroom… Read More Instagram in Oaxaca
If you’re not at the stalking stage yet, quick FYI- MovieTalk is a language learning technique developed by Dr. Ashley Hastings, that you can find out more about here. In the most basic sense, you play a short, muted video clip while you describe it in comprehensible language for your students. The “Stalking Stage” Now,… Read More Movie Talk – Time to Jump In!
I LOVE stations. and I LOVE games days. I really love combining both of those things. So, when my Spanish I students were working on sports, I felt like it was a great opportunity to bring in “Los Juegos Olímpicos” to the classroom. Set Up On the front end, this was a lot like any… Read More Los Juegos Olímpicos