Author Archives: Andrea

About Andrea

I am a teacher, dancer, and Spanish-speaker. This is my place to organize & share my thoughts on teaching, foreign language & language learning.

Perú – 2018 SCOLT Scholarship Winner

This summer, I had the opportunity to study in Cusco, Perú for two weeks with a scholarship from SCOLT. It was my first time in South America and such a gift to experience in a study abroad setting. As required … Continue reading

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Blog update/Linked Resources

Hello and happy summer! I wanted to write a short post to share a few projects I’ve been working on for a class I’m taking. I’m taking a visual media course for my specialist degree in instructional technology, and we … Continue reading

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Exam Review Choice Boards for Spanish 1 and 2

Spanish 1 Tic Tac Toe Review board – click the image for a copiable google doc #snapthoughts – Spanish 1 Choice Board Reflection   Spanish 2 Review Board – Pick one from each column #snapthoughts – Spanish 2 Choice Board

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Teaching Commands – #SnapThoughts Reflection

In this post: a quick video reflection on two activities I used for teaching commands, plus resources for those activities. Over at PBL in the TL, Laura shared a post about using snapchat for quick lesson reflections, and then Maris … Continue reading

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Reviewing Vocabulary with NearPod

In this post: Reflecting on my first use of Nearpod, plus free, ready-to-use Spanish 2 resources for Realidades chapters 2b, 3a, 3b, and 5a It is the time of the year when motivation is swiftly waning for both students and … Continue reading

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Post-conference To-Dos: #SCOLT18

  Go through your notes and conference resources. Do it now, while it’s fresh in your mind, or set a reminder on your phone to do it on spring or summer break when you have more time. Here is an awesome google … Continue reading

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#SCOLT18: #AuthRes for the Novice Language Learner

I am super excited to be headed to #SCOLT18 tomorrow! Here are the slides for my session, #AuthRes for the Novice Language Learner. I’m sharing tons of links to my favorite sources for finding beginner-appropriate authentic resources, as well as … Continue reading

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