Tag: Printables

Around the World Cookbook for Elementary Classes
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Around the World Cookbook for Elementary Classes

With a free printable to use for your class cookbook One of my first years teaching, I had a new student join my classroom from Puerto Rico. He was the most amazing, brave first grader! While we were already a diverse group of dual language students from native Spanish and native English homes, he was […]

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Fun Outdoor Language Learning Activities for Kids
Language

Fun Outdoor Language Learning Activities for Kids

Get out in nature and learn some new vocabulary My amazing mom always says, “Keep it simple, make it fun!” This was especially important to her as a parent and a long-time kindergarten teacher, and even now that she is a grandparent. It gained new meaning for me as I became a mom – and […]

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Create a Print-Rich Home with Object Labels
Language

Create a Print-Rich Home with Object Labels

Label your home to boost second language learning and literacy skills Labeling everyday objects in your home is a simple and constructive way to encourage language and literacy growth in your child.  Putting small labels on objects like the sofa, table, or lamps gives kids an opportunity to see and read the object’s name each […]

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Spanish Alphabet Changes
Reading

Spanish Alphabet Changes

The Spanish alphabet has had some changes made to it over the years. You may notice if you search for Spanish reading activities for your child (or students) that there are some differences in the materials you find. Perhaps you’re a parent of a child in a Spanish immersion program and you don’t speak the […]

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Getting Started with Distance Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Getting Started with Distance Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ideas to help your family transition to learning from home A few days ago my seven-year-old son was working diligently on writing a letter to a friend in Spanish while my five-year-old daughter quietly decorated a card to send to her grandparents.  “Phew, we’re doing great,” I thought, until… my one-year-old spilled our entire container […]

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