Top 7 sites for L2 and Foreign Language teachers 2014


Fun. Fabulous. FREE. Here's my top lucky 7 besties of all as of February 2014. ELL, Foreign Language (FL) and ALL SUBJECTS - CLASSTOOLS Classtools is a free, interactive site where teachers can prepare games and resources with minimal or no experience. Included as part of the free resources there is the Fruit Machine (which... Continue Reading →

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Sopas


Continuing with the food Unit, we decided on "Sopas" because the creative projects will be more ecclectic. We included nutrition facts, Creativity suite, Pop Art, and other mini lessons. For this one, we kicked off with Pixie 3 and followed this lesson. First we used KIDSPIRATION to produce this webThen we switched to PIXIE 3... Continue Reading →

Spanish/ESL project ideas using Dollgames


Dollgames are are word-less, silent, often print-free flashgames that focus on one skill. It could be creating a virtual dish such as Ecookinggames.com. These games actually follow true recipes. Hence, they can be used by adults as well. Ecoooking Learning parts of the house The fun does not end there. There are also games dedicated... Continue Reading →

Spanish project idea: Preparando pizza


I used Pixie 3 to focus on the main skills: ID the main components of pizza (our food unit) Divide them into vegetales, frutas, carnes, pan Put together a creative piece Elicit student sentences by providing a template. PStep 1, refresh the names of possible meats, veggies, cheese, etc. Divide them. PS: Tomatoes and Mushrooms... Continue Reading →

L2 patterns, sequence, and repetition


In my 15 years as a linguist and teacher I continue to develop more appreciation for patterns. Patterns, as we describe them in the field, are behavioral repetitions. Our brains do not only expect them, but actually await for them eagerly. Why? Because they become quickly familiar and, as a result, they are also manageable.... Continue Reading →

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