As texting has gained popularity, it has spurred many new abbreviations and acronyms in English. Spanish has also seen an increase in a new kind of language which take some effort to decipher and use naturally. Teach your students lessons on how to text message in Spanish with this article.
The education of a student in beginner Spanish would not be complete without learning vocabulary for English/Spanish oficios y profesiones, or professions and jobs. Highlighting to students that bilingual employees, regardless of the field, tend to earn more money should be a good motivator.
The application of the scientific method should not be limited to once a year, right before the science fair. The scientific method can easily be used across the curriculum in order to create a flow of organized learning for students, helping them determine their goal, no matter the subject.
It took a school teacher to make a moderately difficult poetry form into something any aspiring poet could partake in. Adelaide Crapsey’s version of the cinquain is much more adaptable to younger children than the standard cinquain, making it an equal opportunity poetic form.
Love poems and quotes in Spanish are plentiful and romantic. This in combination with the words of great poets such as Neruda or Garcia Lorca create some of the most powerful love poetry known.
Teaching the arts allows for a more creativity, particularly in the way we decorate our elementary music room. Themes for decorating that include world cultures, instead of regular word walls, obligatory mission statements or less student-friendly posters taking up space, bring a sense of adventure.
Kindergarten is no longer about coloring within the lines. Kindergarteners should be exposed to skills and concepts in art early on so that they may refine them through the early years. They can use their growing knowledge of shapes and colors to begin.
Library Science requires mastery of numerous skills which, even once learned, must be actively updated and maintained. Here are some ways to teach library skills to your students.
Teachers today find using videos in their classrooms can get a little hairy. Administrators want justification for the use of the video; production companies want to ensure their copyrights are not being violated; yet there are ways to satisfy everyone and learn at the same time.
Conversation seems like it would be a basic skill when learning a new language, however, this is only if students intend to hold basic conversations. By integrating more intense topics and learning conversation tools, students will see their conversations go from blah, to wow.
Teachers can create and use a web page to advertise their own classrooms, libraries or schools and to communicate with students and parents. TeacherWeb provides a domain to make this possible, and it is not that expensive. Check out the free 30 day trial today.
Providing SMART Board training for teachers is a snap if you direct the training around teachers’ time and needs. Focusing on what is most relevant and important to teachers will keep them interested and motivated to continue to learn more about the SMARTBoard after the training is over.
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig is the tale of a very lucky donkey who finds a pebble he thinks will be perfect for his collection. He soon discovers it is magic and learns a lesson in cause and effect that you can teach your own students through these classroom activities.
The concept of luck exists in almost every culture. Thus, it is no surprise that the Japanese people have their own words and expressions for luck as well. Saying good luck in Japanese can take on many forms as the ideas behind it have formed over time.
Although many components of writing a letter in Spanish for class or personal use are similar to those used in English, there are specifics to writing a letter in Spanish which must be adhered to both linguistically and culturally.