How Padlet can Save Your Life


What Is Padlet? Padlet is, according to the site,  a virtual wall. It is like a micro organizer, cataloguer or pinner. It is a "Pinterest of words and links and stuff." I cannot explain it. For sure, I can tell you that it is free to use and it is super flexible. You can get... Continue Reading →

Spanish 2.0 and Powerpoint Samples


This is a sample method to teach PowerPoint, PrintScreen, and L2 vocabulary for Kdg, 1st graders at mid year. The EL DORMITORIO Lesson: Teaching "The parts of the bedroom in Spanish using The Web 2.0 "Dressupgames.com" application with Polly Pocket's beautiful bedrooms and PPT.

DIY Games for ESL, ELL and L2!


Virtual or Real, games are the best ways to learn language. Here are some I strongly recommend for optimal classroom experience. All you need is  a label maker and creativity to give these games a twist !   BBQ Blitz- For this game I used my Dymo TS500 (above, my new love) and labeled the... Continue Reading →

Spanish 2.0 using www.Theoworlds.com


Land of Lingtechguistics

You do not need a FLES site to LingTECH through languages: Check out some of my projects using basic JAVA sites.

theoworlds  www.theoworlds.com/halloween

This ecard and avatar Java site lets your students interactively carve a pumpkin. After the carving (the sustained affective stimulus), do a print screen (directions at the end of this page) to create a document that can turn into any language. Sample below:

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www.theoworlds.com/birthday– I use the birthday greetings option to enrich and enhance the “How old are you?”- “I am__ years old”  lesson. Also good for practicing saying the dates of birthdays as it keeps them focused on their work. Sample follows:

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www.theoworlds.com/valentines– My favorite Oworlds card gives you many options for sending an ecard as Valentine cookies that students can decorate.  I use it to teach endearment phrases in Spanish- Sample follows:

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www.theoworlds.com/christmas– As the name suggests, this is the same…

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