FREE lesson plans: 2020 Lottery Anuncio

Each year, I wait with great anticipation to see what story the National Lottery Commission will share through their annual anuncio for the National Spanish Christmas Lottery. These stories, told in short films, are a great teaching tool to use in class to promote a spirit of generosity and community among our students. Over the…

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Bonus sale… AGAIN! Save up to 25% on Digital Resources for Spanish 1 and 2

It’s September, and you have ANOTHER chance to save up to 25% on all of our resources for Spanish 1 and 2. Now that teachers are back to school and know exactly what kinds of resources they need to survive or thrive this fall, Teachers Pay Teachers has decided to throw their first-ever September Sitewide…

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First day DEMO LESSON for Virtual Language Classes

Last week, Elicia Cárdenas taught a Demo lesson for the First Day of language class that can be taught in-person or virtually. We recorded the lesson and debuted it during a Facebook Watch Party on Thursday, and the feedback has been overwhelming: seeing this demo is exactly what teachers need to feel confident on their…

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Example assignments in 4 Learning Management Systems

Finding great resources to use with your students is one thing, but actually sharing them with your students is a whole ‘nother ball game. If you use Canvas, Schoology, Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, this blog post will be a starting point for setting up Slides/PPT and Forms assignments for your students. Example assignments in Learning…

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Online + Hybrid Spanish lesson plans for Fall 2020

This fall, teachers are facing an unprecedented instructional challenge. While plans for re-opening school are in a constant state of flux, we know that many teachers will be required to manage students in multiple instructional contexts: in-person, online, and combinations of the two. Just as SOMOS has given thousands of teachers the confidence to step…

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Becoming an anti-racist educator: where to begin? (GUEST POST)

This is a guest post authored by Elicia Cárdenas, Director of Training for The Comprehensible Classroom. In response to the many atrocities that our nation has witnessed at the expense of Black people–and other people–, more and more discussions are happening online and in-person about racism and anti-racism. It is wonderful to see educators coming…

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