Ideas & Resources for Your Spanish Classroom 

Welcome, Spanish educators! Here’s where you’ll find inspiring ideas and useful resources for your Spanish classroom. Looking for research-based strategies or practices? Check out our professional articles. Want to try a fresh activity with your Spanish language students? Browse through our ready-made resources. You can edit, rearrange, and customize for more personalized lessons. Don’t forget to share your favorites with colleagues. Gracias.

 

Back to School Essentials

Helpful resources to help you and your students start the new school year off right. 

 
 
 

¡Aprendo y enseño! New 2019 Free PD Series

¡Anímate! Start the year both learning and teaching with Pearson! Take part in our Free Professional Development Series. Get resources to support you and your students with comprehensible input, project-based learning, differentiation strategies, and by using inquiry-based learning in your Spanish classroom.

Watch any of the sessions from the ¡Aprendo y enseño!  webinar series—right here, anytime!  Webinars will be posted as each session is complete.

 
 

¡Nuestras voces, nuestro mundo! Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

¡Gracias por venir a la fiesta! We were so glad you could join us for last year’s celebration. You can still take advantage of the free resources, ideas and activities to share with your students in the classroom. Don’t forget to avail yourself of the wonderful professional development topics from renowned authors to support all of your students, including heritage learners, to develop cultural perspectives, build literacy skills, and more.

 

Nuestra Herencia Hispana 2017

Here are all the activities, classroom toolkits, recorded webinars and more from our amazing Hispanic Heritage Month inaugural celebration that you can still access and use with your students.

 

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Us!

Join us for a special toolkit to use in your classroom to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Full of resources and activities related to Mexico and the special celebrations!

Click below for Auténtico course Access Guide, Resource Guide and standalone Cinco de Mayo activities!

 

¡Siempre Aprendiendo!

Learn for a lifetime with ¡Siempre Aprendiendo! and Pearson. Get resources to support your students, develop cultural perspectives, and develop language proficiency skills.

 

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¡Celebra el Día de los Muertos!

Celebrate Día de los Muertos with Pearson! Get resources to support your students, develop cultural perspectives, and develop language proficiency skills.

 
 
 
 

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The Beauty of Wordless Picture Books
 
The Beauty of Wordless Picture Books

Throughout my years as an educator, anytime I pull a wordless picture book out to use, I’ve always had at least one student roll their eyes and tell me that “those books are for babies and kids that can’t read yet”, especially in the upper grades. My heart aches whenever I hear that. As parents […]

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Non-Pearson websites that are useful resources for Spanish Language teachers.

World-readiness Standards for Learning Languages
https://www.actfl.org/publications/all/world-readiness-standards-learning-languages 

Understanding Proficiency
http://www.languagetesting.com/understanding-proficiency 

ACTFL Proficiency Scale
http://www.languagetesting.com/actfl-proficiency-scale

Seal of Biliteracy
http://sealofbiliteracy.org

National Association of Bilingual Education
http://nabe.org

Language Proficiency Definitions from U.S Department of State
https://careers.state.gov/gateway/lang_prof_def.html