New year, new routine

I used to be one of those teachers who was all about kids coming in to class and getting started…

A conference and a give away

Today I’m at the Professional Language Association of Nevada’s fall conference with my PLC People and I’m excited to present…

The magic of TPR

Total Physical Response (known as TPR in the biz) is pure magic!! I know of no easier, faster, or more…

A language class for everyone

You know the cool thing about teaching with Comprehensible Input? It makes language class accessible for everyone. You know the…

Padlet Picture Talks

Is it safe to say we’re all back to school? Are there any lucky holdouts who don’t start school until…

Back to School Round Up

Holy Moly! It’s that time of year already! I’m back to school TOMORROW, and then I’ll meet my new little…

iFLT & a new game

Here I am in St. Petersburg, Florida having the best time at the iFLT conference! It is so inspiring to…

Most fun PD: One World Trek

You guys!! I just got back from THE MOST FUN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ever! If you’re a Spanish teacher, you’ve got…

Looking good: Portfolios

Since language acquisition is a subconscious process, frequently our little darlings feel like “they’re not doing anything” in class. We know…

Changes for next year

Every year I leave for Summer Break with a note on my desk, labeled, “CHANGE FOR NEXT YEAR”. I thought…