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  • Day of the Dead Spanish Lesson Plan, Games, Activitie, Día de los Muertos

    9 Day of the Dead Spanish Activities and Lesson Plans

    Looking for engaging Day of the Dead Spanish activities? Spice up your classes with these Day of the Dead Spanish activities ranging from authentic video clips to make your own memorials,…

  • Free Day of the Dead Activities for Spanish Class

    5 Day of the Dead Spanish Activities

    Hey guys!  Just made a video sharing 5 of my favorite Day of the Dead Spanish activities.  It’s too big to host on my blog (boo hoo!), but you can watch…

  • 15 ways to add Francophone culture to your French Classes

    Adding Francophone Culture to French Class

    We all know that Francophone culture is an important part of learning French, but we often don’t spend as much time as we should teaching our students about the cultures of…

  • Cinco de Mayo, Lesson Plan, Activity, PowerPoint, Mexico, Recipes, Spanish Class

    Cinco de Mayo Activities for Spanish Class

    Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching.  Are you ready to create a memorable Cinco experience for your Spanish students?  What?  You’re busy grading papers, writing final exams, and trying to figure…

  • Virtual-Field-Trips-in-the-World-Language-Classroom

    French and Spanish Virtual Field Trips

    So I’m sure many of you have taken your students on real field trips – boy, they’re an awful lot of work:  permission slips, chaperones, counting kids, finding the one kid…

  • Cinco de Mayo Lesson Plans, Ideas, Activites, for Spanish Class, The Truth about Cinco de Mayo

    History of Cinco de Mayo: What Really Happened

    Cinco de Mayo is coming up and as Spanish teachers, it’s our chance to set the record straight with the true history of Cinco de Mayo, what really happened. 1. Cinco…

  • 2 Mexican men playing the mirimba to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Spanish class.

    Hispanic Heritage Month Activities

    For all you Spanish teachers out there, Oct. 15th-Nov. 15th is Hispanic Heritage Month. Here are 10 fun, Hispanic Heritage Month activities to teach your students about the 21 Hispanic countries…

  • Mexican-kids-Mexico-Unit-Spanish-Lesson-Plans-World-Language-Cafe

    Breaking Down Stereotypes in Spanish Class

    Breaking down stereotypes is a fun first week of school activity for your World Language students. Step 1: Think about common stereotypes. Ask students to think about stereotypes they may have…

  • Teach your Spanish students about culture with this Ancient dance of the flyers, danza de los voladores.

    Danza de los Voladores de Papantla

    Danza de los voladores  Check out this video that I took at Xcaret (a park near Playa del Carmen, Mexico) of the Danza de los Voladores de Papantla, (Dance of the Flyers).…