Today, November 2 is the last day of the Day of the Dead festivities. I hope some of the tasks I wrote about in my last post were helpful in deciding how to increase some engagement when teaching about this holiday in Spanish classes. I wanted to share a 19 minute concert video Abanico, a … Continue reading Feliz Dia de los Muertos!
Curious about Day of the Dead?
This week schools all around will be dressing up and talking about Halloweeen of course, but Spanish classes will be talking about the cultural holiday of Day of the Dead, or "Dia de los Muertos" which coincides with All Saints Day, starting from October 31 at night and going until November 2. Aside from teaching … Continue reading Curious about Day of the Dead?
It's been a while, I know, though I do have a good excuse- Summer, Sea and ... well , while at the sea I had fall- ended up breaking a knee and had to have surgery... So- while on the mend I started writing.... (what else to do when you are stuck at home with … Continue reading Flipgrid anyone?
Bringing wonder into performance based assessment through ART and Reflection
While the school year is winding down, teachers all around are figuring out ways to deliver some type of learning assessment. I know I am in the same boat. This short video caught my attention- and immediately I though this could be a nice way to wrap things up for a level 1 or 2 … Continue reading Bringing wonder into performance based assessment through ART and Reflection