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  • 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…

  • Spanish Lesson Plans, Spanish Games, Spanish Activities, Spanish Resources, Spanish Year Long Curriculum

    Spanish Lesson Plans for the Whole Year!

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

  • Sherry Sebesta - Teacher Feature

    Sherry Sebesta: Teacher Feature #4

    This next Teacher Feature is about me, Sherry Sebesta.  Thought you might like to get to know me a bit better.  Here goes . . . Veteran Teacher:  Sherry Sebesta Experience: …