Death comes as a rooster

Here is a simple story of a dedicated wife who, at the end, doesn't want to die!  Interesting tale from Cuba.  Enjoy!! https://youtu.be/d40it93VSDw Death comes as a rooster (Muerte viene como un gallo)   Había un esposo muy enfermo.  Estaba en su casa en la cama por mucho tiempo.  Su casa estaba en la isla …

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Moctezuma’s Talking Stone

This is a great story to use with story listening!  I simply adore it, and so do my students.  It's called "Moctezuma's Talking Stone."  Enjoy!!  Thank you to Dr. Beniko Mason for inspiring me!! Please NOTE: I should have gone much, much, MUCH slower!!! I did this more to share the story rather than demo Story …

How I start my classes!

Here is a video demonstrating how I start all of my classes with the same few things: Greetings, greeting song, calendar, date, time, and weather.  Can you tell that I love to sing?  I hope this helps you!!  Have fun and happy summer. How I begin my classes....

Spanish Practice ideas!

Here are some great kid/ adult sites: Songs: ¡A La Víbora de la Mar! (The Snake of the Sea) Sé Chévere (Be Cool) La Vida (The Life) por Ricky Martin Lento (Slow) por Julieta Venegas Pío Pío Pío (The chicks say...) Un elefante se balanceaba (1 elephant balances...) More Illustrated Spanish Songs from Calico Games: …

PQA es poderoso

Today I made a video of a session with students doing basic PQA (Personalized Questions and Answers).  Starting out the year with this is truly powerful!!  From here, the sky is the limit.    Enjoy and I will try to add one later with better lighting.  This is a fantastic way to build community from …

¡Bienvenidos!

I love to write.  I love Spanish.  I love teaching Spanish.  It only makes sense for me to share my ideas and thoughts with you here.  I have been a Spanish teacher in Gallatin County, Montana for 8 years. I have worked with students of all ages from 0-70 and have found some fun and …