The Engaged Spanish Classroom

Hi, my name is Erin! I hope to share my passion and ideas for teaching Spanish

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Starting a new unit can be intimidating.

When I start a new unit with any class, I like to remind myself to think about *why* I plan the activities that I do. Are they just busy work? No. Do I want my students to remember their memorized vocabulary solely for their quiz? Also no. Does our textbook vocabulary list cover all of the essential words we should learn? Definitely not. What I want to do is simple, and easy to achieve if I stop to plan it out.

"I love teaching" she repeated to herself. Or, he repeated to himself. You get the idea.
All of my blog posts so far have ended up being a bit long, so I will try to keep this one short and sweet! Make sure you read to the end...
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My Favorite Spanish Class Games Why games? I absolutely love utilizing games in Spanish class. For starters, they help me engage...