Dice activities! Why I can’t live without them.

Dice Activities I am constantly seeing posts in my social media groups about what is one thing in your classroom you can’t live without. For years I have pondered this question and answered it a million different ways. There has never been one thing I LOVE so much I can’t teach without…until now. I have Read more about Dice activities! Why I can’t live without them.[…]

Olympic Vocabulary Challenge

The Olympics are here so I want to share with you how to bring Olympic vocabulary practice to your classroom. It’s no secret our students love to play games. As teachers, we should love incorporating games into our daily lessons. They are great for review and repetition. They make learning fun. With the Winter Olympics Read more about Olympic Vocabulary Challenge[…]

Olympic Fun in the Language Classroom

Why the Olympics? Who doesn’t love the Olympics? The Olympics can bring so much fun into the language classroom. You can talk about countries, nationalities, sports, descriptions of people, clothes, weather and so much more. The Olympics are also not a topic seen in textbooks. It is something that happens in real life, in the real Read more about Olympic Fun in the Language Classroom[…]

Turn the Classroom Into a Board Game

Turn the Classroom Into a Board Game Is it really possible to turn the classroom into a board game? It is! I stumbled across this blog from Spanish Sundries that gave me an idea of how to turn the ASL classroom into a board game. In order to do this, you have to be willing Read more about Turn the Classroom Into a Board Game[…]

Creating Classroom Stations

Classroom Stations Classroom Stations: As you know I am big George Couros fan.  I love him partially because of his vision of empowering students and mostly because he encourages giving students a voice and choice. If you aren’t familiar with his eight things to look for in today’s classroom, you should check them out. It Read more about Creating Classroom Stations[…]

Comic Strips in the Classroom??? How does that work?

Comic Strips Comic strips are powerful conversational tools available to use in the classroom at all language levels. The strips are short conversations that don’t need sophisticated vocabulary skills to understand or talk about the content. Comic strips are an authentic resource used to motivate the reluctant student or entice the visual learner. Comics give Read more about Comic Strips in the Classroom??? How does that work?[…]