Tag: Teaching Reading

10 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Reading Motivation
Reading

10 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Reading Motivation

Ideas to improve your child’s daily independent reading time Do your kids need some help staying on track during their daily reading routine?  Perhaps you have new readers who are practicing each day, or your kids have reading homework to do for school.  As a bilingual teacher turned full-time mom of three, I know that […]

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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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Bilingual Picture Dictionaries for Elementary Students
Language

Bilingual Picture Dictionaries for Elementary Students

Earlier this year, we took our three kids on their very first plane rides – to Tucson, Arizona!  My husband and I moved down to Tucson from Iowa several years ago.  He did his intern year of his medical residency, and I taught second grade in a Spanish immersion program.  When we moved back to […]

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Where to Find Spanish Leveled Readers
Reading, Resources

Where to Find Spanish Leveled Readers

If you’re a bilingual teacher, you know it can be difficult to find quality Spanish books for your students!  I’ve always taught in the primary grades because teaching reading is my passion.  One year, I accepted a position to teach second grade at a school with a Spanish immersion program in its very first years.  […]

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