Monthly Archives: August 2009

Realistic Time Management

I just got an interactive whiteboard (specifically a Promethean Board) for this school year. I have really enjoyed playing around with it and trying different activities through the Flipcharts (similar to a PowerPoint but run through the Promethan board software). … Continue reading

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Sugarfree Google

What I really mean with that title is that Google does not sugar coat information. A disadvantage to knowing that all the answers (and anything someone could want to know) can be found online is the compulsive desire to search … Continue reading

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Business as unusual

I recently talked to someone in the business world and got an interesting view about language proficiency in real life. The view on Spanish was not too surprising. If you are going to learn Spanish, the Latin American forms are … Continue reading

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Flip Video parte 2

Earlier this week I blogged about my wish list for the future. It was short, consisting only of a flip video (preferably in an interesting color). Today I found research that proves the academic benefits of using mini video projects … Continue reading

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Flip Video

I might believe in Santa Claus, but I already have a list written. It only has one item on it – a Flip Video. David Pogue highlights the basic functions of the flip video. However, the possibilities are endless. Larry … Continue reading

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SnagFilms Widget

SnagFilms has the potential to be a great addition to a classroom. There are limited films for Spanish right now, but they are frequently adding more titles. In 8th grade the students read a short novel that takes place in … Continue reading

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Spanish bullfighting (on a budget)

BBC NEWS | Programmes | From Our Own Correspondent | Spanish bullfighting on a budget In Spain, the recession is testing the nation’s passion for that most cherished of traditions – bullfighting. One at a time, six beasts will be … Continue reading

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