The Engaged Spanish Classroom

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

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If you know me at all you probably know that Taco Tuesday is one of my favorite games. About four years ago I created the game inspired by the widely played "Matamoscas" activity, and developed it out of my desire for all of my students to be able to participate at once. With large class sizes (that only continue to grow...) I am always trying to create activities that are 1) flexible in group sizing and length of play  2) low prep and 3) effective and engaging for any number of students. Taco Tuesday was one of the first games that helped me reach all of these goals. I have since created many templates, as well as four completely editable game board sizes. If you're wondering how to play or how to differentiate for your students' varying ability levels, read on!
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"I love teaching" she repeated to herself. Or, he repeated to himself. You get the idea.
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Why does movement matter? I have said it before and I'll say it again; a quiet classroom is my worst enemy. I would much rather ...