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Tech Tip: ClassroomScreen.com

My school’s technology specialist recently introduced me to a neat little tool: ClassroomScreen.com. It is designed to be projected on your whiteboard and offers a number of useful widgets: a timer, a clock, a random name picker, a QR code … Continue reading

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#AuthresAugust

Hello, and welcome back to school! Today I want to share an activity I made today for my Spanish 1 students based on a video from one of my favorite sites for authentic Spanish audio, http://www.laits.utexas.edu/spe/index.html. This is José M. Isn’t … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Stay Productive during Post Planning

It is 8:30 on day one of four of post planning, and I am DONE with grades. What do with my time for the next four days? It has always been hard for me to get any actual lesson planning … Continue reading

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Thoughts on becoming Señora Brown

The theme of this semester has been “I’m getting married!” And in the stress of working full time, pursuing my master’s degree, and this poisonous post-truth political atmosphere, I have been walking through the halls smiling every day, because I … Continue reading

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What I learned at FLAG

I  had the privilege of attending and presenting at my state’s world language teacher conference this past weekend. I had a great time re-connecting with old amigos and learning from some home-grown teaching stars, and left feeling refreshed and energized. … Continue reading

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Come see me at FLAG!

EDIT: HERE ARE THE SLIDES!   I am excited to announce that I will be presenting at FLAG this Saturday at 10:30 AM! My goal for the presentation is to share some ideas for activities that are highly engaging, can be … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution: Type my Lesson Plans

When I was 22, I wrote a ten year plan that looked something like, Year 1: Write awesome lesson plans Year 2: Edit/improve awesome lesson plans from year 1 Year 3: Sell all the awesome lesson plans on TPT Seven … Continue reading

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