La paix commence par toi – PPT for French classes

Thank you so much to Virginia Browne for translating the slideshow that I shared yesterday into French. I am still a wee baby French speaker, so please let me know if I made any errors while re-typing the file! Click here to download it and click here to learn why I created it. Also, in light … Continue reading La paix commence par toi – PPT for French classes

Back to school SALE 2017: Save 25%

It's heeerrreeee! I love Teachers Pay Teachers' site wide sales because they give my awesome buyers an opportunity to save more than the maximum discount that I can offer!! Today and tomorrow, you can save 25 PERCENT on anything and everything that you find in my TpT store! I am offering 20% and you can … Continue reading Back to school SALE 2017: Save 25%

Organization schmorganization

When I first started teaching, all of my files were paper and I organized them in hanging file folders. Eventually, I graduated to beautiful binders filled with page-protected worksheets separated with colorful dividers for each unit. As I began to gather more and more materials from the Internet (blog posts, videos, lesson plans, images, etc.), … Continue reading Organization schmorganization

On finding your place in the world

I went to Walmart the other day to buy toilet paper and popsicles. It was the first time that I had been in our local Walmart in…a very long time. I grabbed the goods and joined the shortest checkout line. Two customers in front of me, my former principal was checking out. I hadn’t seen … Continue reading On finding your place in the world

Les fidget spinners: reading & activities en français !

GUYS THIS IS SO AWESOME! Have you ever visited Hélène Colinet's website and blog? Click here to check it out! Hélène is French and teaches language in Mallorca, Spain. I am so excited to have connected with her and am now following her blog! While there is strong support for CI teachers in Europe (Judith Dubois in France, Alike Last … Continue reading Les fidget spinners: reading & activities en français !

Paloma Blanca: The WINNERS!

The results are in! Thank you SO MUCH to each of the 18 teachers that invested their time and energy into submitting video remakes for the Paloma Blanca video competition. Truly, the videos are AMAZING (in a terrible, wonderful way). If nothing less, your students will have a wonderful memory from Spanish class this year … Continue reading Paloma Blanca: The WINNERS!

Los fidget spinners: FREE reading in Spanish and #authres activities

"Oh no you didn't!" "Oh yes I did!" Since I know how much all of my dear teacher friends LOVE the fidget spinner trend, I figured I would help all of y'all out and create some resources in Spanish so that you can spend even MORE class time talking about them! You're welcome, you're welcome. … Continue reading Los fidget spinners: FREE reading in Spanish and #authres activities

TpT Sale May 9-10! Save 28%!!

It's the announcement you have been waiting for! TpT is throwing their annual Teacher Appreciation sale THIS WEEK! Save 28% on everything in my store on Tuesday May 9 and Wednesday May 10!! All of my products are on sale, and you will receive an additional 10% off your purchase when you enter coupon code … Continue reading TpT Sale May 9-10! Save 28%!!

Paloma Blanca submissions: Watch and vote!!

The class videos are in and they.are.AMAZING! I don't even have words to describe the...umm...yeah I can't even think of a good adjective for them. 18 classes ended up submitting videos for the Paloma Blanca music video competition, and I could not be more happily horrified with the results.   It took me a few days … Continue reading Paloma Blanca submissions: Watch and vote!!