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.


Classroom Resources


¡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.



Legends and Legacies – Black History Month
Legends and Legacies – Black History Month

“Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You don’t have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve. You don’t have to know Einstein’s theory of relativity to serve. You don’t […]

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February 26, 2020
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Latin is Alive! The Value of Latin in Everyday Life

February 26, 2020 10:00AM - 11:00AM CST
Join us for this engaging session on strategies and resources you can use to excite students about Latin and assist in your recruitment efforts. You will be able to share your own successes and learn from the experiences of others.

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

World-readiness Standards for Learning Languages 

Understanding Proficiency 

ACTFL Proficiency Scale

Seal of Biliteracy

National Association of Bilingual Education

Language Proficiency Definitions from U.S Department of State