Tag Archives: global

Dear Parents

Dear Parents, We are about to embark on a new journey. You will watch your babies transform into pre-teens, no longer elementary students, but 6th graders at the middle school. I am transitioning with them, from the Spanish teacher to … Continue reading

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Position Wanted: Social Studies

My dream job is digital content curation; however, it would not be a good match. I am too much of a perfectionist and could not finish projects in a timely manner. If you ask me how long something took to … Continue reading

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Go2Web2.0

I forgot how much I enjoyed exploring Go2Web2.0 – I searched it when I took my first educational technology workshop years ago. Back then, there were not 71 pages of options to explore. I spent [insert embarrassing number] of hours … Continue reading

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Cultural Calendar ~ Navidad ~

I am updating daily the cultural calendar for navidad. It is an advent calendar – each day a new link will appear to describe how a different Spanish speaking country celebrates la navidad. The cultural descriptions were researched and written … Continue reading

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Slide Share

My LTMS645 project so far. Culture introduction / generalization for each country. All the images are licensed creative commons so I can set a good example for my students. Each of the images are linked to the original on Flickr. … Continue reading

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Maps and Stats

As a Social Studies and Spanish certified teacher it should not be a surprise that I love teaching geography and culture. Luckily for me culture fits into multiple standards for Spanish. Here are two great resources for data visualization. I … Continue reading

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Are our students ready for the future?

I have seen many great inspirational posters – I was motivated to create my own. I found the “inspirational poster creator” through a Google search. The choices at Big Huge Labs were all easy to use.  I found the quote … Continue reading

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