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In the hallway having a conversation in Spanish with another Spanish teacher, a staff member shouts out to us, “speak English, this is America.” I stopped and asked her “really?” She said “I don’t un… more

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Any one in southern Michigan looking for a position? Due to a retirement an opening will posted for a high school Spanish teacher at Western HS in Jackson county, MI.

Has anyone here heard of/used/purchased the somos curriculum? I've been considering for awhile. I dont think my school will pay for it and also my department doesn't want it. Any advice would … more

Any ideas for discouraging students from using Google translate, or like services? I tell students they need to rely on their brains, after all it is the original computer. Ask “What would they do if … more

Take a look at Lessontrader.com. An online marketplace for teachers to buy and sell resources. All of your hard earned work for virtual learning can be posted on lessontrader and make you some extra money! FREE membership with discount code “vipfree”. Once you upload a lesson there is nothing else needed. Just wait and collect once someone buys your stuff.

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Hi everyone. My high school is going to be adapting a hybrid model at the start of the school year. I plan to take a digital approach to everything. I have plenty of activities from the past that inv… more

For those that use textbooks, what books or series do you use for Grades 6-8 and 9-12? I’m in New York where our curriculum has to align with NYS Checkpoints A,B,C.

Does anyone have online teaching resources, other than Duolingo!

How do you handle a class who refuses to do homework? It is a lower level class (I.e. not honors) but they are capable, but so apathetic. On a good day 40-50% of kids will do it .. I’m at a loss.

What do you do when you need a sub? What kinds of plans work best for subs in the Spanish classroom? I have needed subs lately and have found it hard to plan lessons that aren’t just busy work.

While I did my internship at the high school level, My first two years teaching were at the elementary level, teaching bilingual/ESL. While it is a big change, I am very excited. What tips do you have

I’m about to take the OSAT and wondering if there is anyone on here who took it recently

Also wondering what curriculum is being used, if any, in your classrooms

Thoughts on teaching “vosotros” in the class? My Spanish is from South America and I do not use it. I do not teach it in the classroom but I explain what it is so if they see it they understand

Anyone have good tips for differentiation in the language classroom? What do you do in a language classroom (thinking Spanish 3) that has everything from native speakers to kids who should be in Sp.1?

With the no homework movement in schools I'm really torn. I preach repetitive input and practice to help not only learn but retain the language. How do you get your Ss get the reps without homewor… more

Have you seen the #teachersinmay it’s so funny!

Any suggestions on appropriate Spanish movies to show in my Spanish 4 class with video/lesson plan? We have two weeks left with seniors and I got through my curriculum

How do I get started w/CI?

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