Tag Archives: Teaching with music

Manía Musical: Fall Edition

Last March Bethanie Drew shared that she was doing a March Madness music bracket. My students really enjoyed the bracket we did last year, and some of my Spanish 2 kids requested we do it again. Since we are on … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Use a Song in Spanish Class

Things to do with music: 1. Play it loud during class change. Make students wonder what’s going on in Spanish class! 2. Play it soft while students work. Music helps create a positive learning environment! 3. Learn the coro! 4. Do … Continue reading

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Music in the Classroom: What I’ve learned this year

1. Variety is the spice of life: music doesn’t have to be a lyrics cloze, nor does it have to illustrate this week’s grammar focus.  There are lots of reasons to listen to Spanish music in class and lots of … Continue reading

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Música en Español March Madness

I am jumping on board with Bethanie Drew and Allison Wienhold for Manía Musical de Marzo – March Music Madness! Gracias Bethanie for the fantastic idea and bracket! Here’s my bracket bulletin board: I want to do a different activity … Continue reading

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Songza

Do you know Songza? It’s an online radio site, with the fun feature of guiding you to a station based on the time of day, plus a few questions to gauge your mood. You also have the option to pick … Continue reading

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