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  • Learn about Spanish teacher, Gema Perez, in this teacher feature profile.

    Gema Perez from Spain: Teacher Feature #3

    Today’s featured teacher is Gema Perez from Fun Monkey Bars. She lives and teaches elementary students in Spain. Here’s what she has to say: Her Teaching Background I was teaching dual…

  • Don't do it! Try a different French or Spanish activity instead of showing a movie - World Language Cafe

    Spanish Activities Before Break or Vacation

    Don’t do it!!!  Don’t show your students a movie the last few days before a long holiday break!  Instead, check out these 10 Spanish activities before break to save your sanity…

  • 20 Strategies, Tips to Get Your Students Speaking in the Target Language, Comprehensible Input

    Ways to Get French, Spanish Students Speaking

    Know what makes my language teacher heart break? When I tell people that I am a French and Spanish teacher and they proceed to tell me that they took X number…

  • Trust Building Activity for Class

    Mindshift: A Class Community Building Activity

    In light of the divisiveness of recent issues across the globe, thought we could all use a class community building activity to encourage students (or even adults) to work together.  Take…

  • World Language Teacher Feature highlights everyday stories and tips from teachers on the front lines.

    Holly Lamovsky – World Language Teacher Feature

    Today’s Teacher Feature:  Holly Lamovsky Teaching can be so lonely sometimes so I  wanted to create an online teacher lounge where all the language teachers can hang out.  We’ll be sharing…

  • Best Advice for New Teachers, How to Survive Your First Year in the Classroom

    Advice for First Year Teachers

    I wrote this post with advice for first year teachers after I got this email from Rachel A.: “Hola! My name is Rachel and this fall I will be starting my…

  • Reading Library, World Language Classroom

    How to Create a Reading Library

    Want to get your students excited about reading in the target language? In this post, learn how to create a reading library in your World Language classroom.  It’s much easier and…