20+ stations for proficiency oriented language classes

Whether you call them Stations or Centers, you probably love them—and so do your students. Stations give you a laissez-faire teaching day and provide lots of movement and small group interaction for students.  Stations do not, however, come without challenges. Stations often take quite a bit of prep work. For the proficiency oriented, comprehension based…

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Meet Garbanzo: The new story-based app for learning Spanish

The bird’s out of the cage, and it’s time to share my big secret with YOU, my readers!! At ACTFL, I announced the launch of GARBANZO, the new web application from The Comprehensible Classroom. The journey to create an app that would help teachers find reading material that is suitable for early language learners began…

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Día de Muertos GIVEAWAY

If you’re a Spanish teacher, you have likely been thinking about how to share El Día de los muertos with your students since last November…or at least since your first viewing of Coco! TEACH CULTURE AND SPANISH When I began practicing the art of making input comprehensible, I realized that celebrations like this are gold mines…

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