On the third night of Hanukkah…

Tonight's giveaway is truly for ANYONE! If you've spent any amount of time studying language acquisition (first or second), you know that recreational reading helps learners of all ages to develop their reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary. Reading--especially recreational reading--is powerful! To that end, I would love to help you learn more about the power of reading and … Continue reading On the third night of Hanukkah…

On the second night of Hanukkah…

I am REALLY excited about this giveaway because I love games and I love comprehensible input! Tonight's giveaway is a deck of VERBA cards. VERBA is a card game that, in layman's terms, is Apples to Apples that provides Comprehensible Input. In their hands, students hold high frequency cognate nouns in their hands. Instead of matching the cards in their … Continue reading On the second night of Hanukkah…

On the first night of Hanukkah…

Giveaway night 1: The Big CI Book by Ben Slavic! The Big CI Book is "A Step by Step Survival Guide for Foreign Language Teachers. At 400 pages, it vastly expands on the skills and strategies we currently have available to us in TPRS/CI instruction...[it] describes in detail twenty-seven strategies [and] fifteen skills. This vastly expanded and new … Continue reading On the first night of Hanukkah…

Eight Nights of Hanukkah {giveaways}…how to win!

Tonight (Sunday night) is the first night of Hanukkah, and therefore the first night of my Eight Nights of Hanukkah giveaways! Here is how this will work: Each evening at 6:00pm EST (2:00pm AKST), I will announce that night's giveaway. I might announce it on this blog, or I might announce it on my Facebook page. Or maybe … Continue reading Eight Nights of Hanukkah {giveaways}…how to win!

Eight days of Hanukkah {giveaways}

I was planning on doing "12 days of Christmas giveaways", but I figured that this would be a great opportunity for me to give a shout out to one of the many other holidays happening at this time of the year.  Just as Christmas steals the spotlight in the US, it does in Spanish speaking … Continue reading Eight days of Hanukkah {giveaways}

North Sea Pirate giveaway winners!

Congratulations to the four winners of the North Sea Pirate giveaway! For everyone that entered and did not win (or that missed the deadline to enter), you can still download and use "The Legend" (an excerpt from the book) and contact Robert Harrell directly to place an order. His email address is included in the download! English … Continue reading North Sea Pirate giveaway winners!

Save 28% on all lesson plans and activities!

Teachers Pay Teachers is throwing their annual Cyber Monday {and Tuesday} sale, and I am participating once again this year! All products in my store will be 20 percent off on Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1, and if you use the official coupon code "SMILE", you can save a total of 28 percent … Continue reading Save 28% on all lesson plans and activities!

Change change, chaaaaange

WordPress auto-corrected my title to "Change, change, champagne"--I wish! You might be freaking out a little because my site looks totally different this morning. I got annoyed at about 11:00pm last night with the font on the other site and did a total overhaul. Maybe it's the changing leaves, or maybe it's my unhealthy obsession … Continue reading Change change, chaaaaange

Milestone celebration–free product and a chance to win novels!

This week, I am inviting YOU to celebrate my recent Milestone Achievement on Teachers Pay Teachers with me! Thank you so much for purchasing products from The Comprehensible Classroom since it opened in late 2012. It has made it possible for me to justify all of the time that I spend feeding my lesson planning and … Continue reading Milestone celebration–free product and a chance to win novels!