English Language Learners are just that: learners. They will get there with the right input. What makes them different is that they will enjoy the added benefit of speaking in two systems of codes, which will enhance the rest of their cognitive and academic performance, unless there are any hindering pre-existing factors that may prevent... Continue Reading →
This multicultural event was a success because I researched every single family's background in the school and invited them to celebrate them and give it 100%. I thought they wouldn't, but they all gave 500%! Each country wanted to out perform the other, and it was amazing what came out. I will never forget this... Continue Reading →
To teach a whole "about me" monologue in L2, I decided to use my Classtools.net subscription and try out the Burger Diagram. Get yours at http://www.classtools.net/widgets/burger_3/JKcNT.htm. Do not mind the lack of tildes. This is my brainstorm final product, so have some mercy 🙂 Now, bear with me. I have already posted several mini lessons using... Continue Reading →
We used batches of related words connected by colors to teach fast-paced Spanish K-6. These walls will become bigger as the year goes. Pink Words- Survival Spanish Green Words- Interview words/ Orange- Answers to common questions Blue- Unit words- These are the word walls that will grow on and on as the unit progresses. We... Continue Reading →
Check out a preview of our latest PBL project! It was designed to include L2, Economics, Math, ELA, Tech Infusion and Art. Click to download complete tutorial! 14 pages total. Check out this sample! Steps 2, 3 and the rest available in my stores. I am posting on Pinterest too, so let's share ideas!