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Spanish Sports Vocabulary Games for Bilingual Learners

Spanish sports vocabulary is an ideal way to increase the learning of new words. With different themes, you can quickly introduce new terms. As students become familiar with new concepts, you can add games or activities to increase word retention. Of course, you can implement other instructional strategies, but using quick and easy Spanish mini-lessons can serve as warm-ups or review. In that way, you…

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Text to Speech Apps for Bilingual Learners

Text to speech apps as assistive technology tools to support ELL and dual-language learners can come in different ways. Most likely, you have computer software or tablets to help students master specific language skills. However, the idea of finding one text to speech app to accommodate most of the learning needs is not easy. While one app, software, or browser extension helps students in one…

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Gallery Walk Strategies for Bilingual Teachers

Gallery walk is an ideal teaching method to implement movement in the classroom. Whether you teach elementary or secondary grades, gallery walks integrate many teaching techniques. There are many ways to use student classwork to provide feedback and encourage class discussion. With gallery walks, you can use this method to review materials, evaluate a core subject concept, or develop a depth of knowledge of learning…

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Literacy Centers Quick Set Up Guide

Literacy centers or stations are ideal areas in the classroom for bilingual students to develop language skills. While these literacy stations support language development, they also integrate other skills. You might often use these methods in your classroom already, such as anchor charts and modeling transitions.  Planning and organization of literacy centers are crucial to learning success. 

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How to Get Started with Guided Reading

This article contains affiliate links. When you purchase from Scholastic, Spanish4Kiddos earns a small commission. In turn, you help Spanish4Kiddos use parts of the proceeds to purchase school supplies for teachers in need. Thank You! Guided reading is the most engaging way you can teach children to learn to read. In a group of five or six students, you can implement many reading skills. From…

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Innovative Flipped Classroom Teaching Tips

How would you envision a flipped classroom for bilingual students? A flipped classroom is just what it means – an inverted class where students take the direction of the learning experience. For bilingual students, that learning generates a powerful way to acquire more than language skills. Students receive what they are learning and use it positively.  How to Start a Flipped Classroom  A flipped classroom…

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Family Members in Spanish Words for Beginners

Family members in Spanish words represent many different scenarios for children to understand family patterns. While there are many ways to constitute families, children learn best when they associate what they know. That is, adoptive, blended, foster care or extended families can make up the world of a child. So, when developing lesson plans and activities in teaching families, are there specific words to keep…

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Holiday Homeschool Resources

Holiday homeschool resources are ideal ways to incorporate new ideas into your curriculum. Whether you have a bilingual lesson plan for your classroom or homeschool class, various learning materials are fun to explore. You can add engaging activities to your lesson plans. In that way, lesson planning doesn’t have to be a chore. With holiday homeschool resources in various subject areas, the possibilities are endless.

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Spanish Winter Holidays Vocabulary

Spanish winter holidays come every year during December. Classrooms filled with decorations and word walls show the many different celebrations from around the world. Even in world language classrooms, you often see maps and boards full of descriptive festivities. Well, why not have time during lessons to celebrate holidays from around the world? Besides, children see many displays around the cities, malls, and shopping areas.…

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