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  • 25 Spanish writing activities and Spanish writing projects

    Spanish Writing Activities, 25 Spanish Writing Projects

    In this series on teaching Spanish writing skills, we’ve discussed using templates to model good writing, as well as the importance of Spanish transition words to decrease choppiness.  This post will…

  • World Language Class Is the Best!

    10 Reasons Why World Language Class Is the Best!

    Thought I’d write this fun post sharing how awesome it is that we get to teach French, Spanish, and a variety of other languages each day.  Gym and lunch beware, we’re…

  • 20 Worst Sub Experiences Ever!

    The 20 Worst Sub Experiences Ever!!

    As I was writing my last post, “Why Subs Fail (and How to Help Them Succeed)“, I heard lots of sub plans horror stories from all of you and just had to…

  • Why Spanish Sub Plans Fail

    Why Spanish Sub Plans and French Sub Plans Fail

    Do you leave what you think are very clear Spanish sub plans or French sub plans only to return to chaos the next day? Have any of the following happened to…

  • Laura Lee - K-8 Spanish Teacher

    Laura Lee, Spanish Teacher, Teacher Feature #5

    Today, we’ll meet veteran Teacher – Laura Lee (For the Love of Spanish) who taught Spanish K-8 in private and public schools for 18 years and is currently taking a year…

  • 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…

  • 50 Reward Ideas for Middle School or High School Students

    The Ultimate List of High School Rewards!

    Looking for high school rewards or middle school rewards to motivate students? Tired of finding reward ideas that are more applicable to elementary kids than your 8th, 9th, or 10th graders?…

  • Open House, Back to School Ideas for Teachers

    7 Ways to Win Over Parents on Open House Night

    My baby girl is now a middle schooler – how did that happen so fast???  My husband and I attended our first Open House at the Middle School – very different…

  • French Lesson Plans, Games, Activities to use all year long

    French Lesson Plans for the Whole Year!

    Are you a newer teacher who could use some guidance and French lesson plans from a veteran teacher?  Perhaps you teach multiple levels of French classes at once (3-5 preps).  Do…