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Spanish Resources

Some free online resources for Spanish teachers Teachers’ blogs: Miscositas www.miscositas.com Lori Langer de Ramirez offers a plethora of resources for Spanish teachers: Thematic curriculum units with cultural connections, lesson plans, & handouts, Teaching materials: printable workbooks and clipart collections, Web-based virtual picturebooks with illustrations & vocabulary, Instructional & cultural videos subtitled in simple Spanish with key words,Realia: tickets, currency and...

The New Free Voluntary Reading?

Kenneth S. Horowitz finds a parallel between the use of video games and Krashen’s theories of Free Voluntary Reading and Free Voluntary Surfing ESL teachers often wonder how it is possible that the same students that have difficulty with texts assigned in class, who often struggle with composing a cohesive paragraph in English and would often prefer a failing grade...

Free Bilingual E-Books

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Moondrop Entertainment, the creator of Drawp for School educational software, and Infinity Insurance, sponsor of the award-winning Read Conmigo bilingual literacy program, are working together to provide digital versions of free Spanish and English bilingual books to elementary schools. The complete Read Conmigo library will be rolled out on the Drawp Resource Marketplace, a site for teachers to browse,...

Free Trip to Spain

Our amigos at the Tourist Office of Spain and Castilla y León Tourism are inviting teachers, study abroad advisers and school administrators, who currently offer or are highly considering expanding study abroad programs for their students to learn Spanish in Spain, to participate in a familiarization trip and workshop that will take place in Castilla y León, Spain from...

Marvel Celebrates Free Comic Book Day in Spanish

¡Feliz día del cómic gratis!May 2nd is national Free Comic Book Day, and Marvel is offering for the first time a free, multi-story, Spanish language edition, continuing a goal of connecting to a more diverse readership. Last year Marvel teamed up with iVerse Media to release the Marvel Global App that allows fans to download older comics in 12...

Marvel Celebrates Free Comic Book Day in Spanish

¡Feliz día del cómic gratis!May 2nd is national Free Comic Book Day, and Marvel is offering for the first time a free, multi-story, Spanish language edition, continuing a goal of connecting to a more diverse readership. Last year Marvel teamed up with iVerse Media to release the Marvel Global App that allows fans to download older comics in 12...

Free Understanding Language MOOC

Stanford University Graduate School of Education and University of California Davis are offering a free, new MOOC: “Seven Essential Practices for Developing Academic Oral Language and Literacy in Every Subject” is now open for registration.“Seven Essential Practices for Developing Academic Oral Language and Literacy in Every Subject” is a collaborative course offered by the Academic Language Development Network (ALDN)....

Free Spanish Story Time at Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, the USA’s largest book retailer and distributor of educational and digital media products, announced yesterday that this June will feature a Spanish-language Storytime program in selected stores nationwide.The sessions will include readings of El miedo de Iván (Ivan’s Fear) written by Ariel Andres Almada and illustrated by Cha Coco, among other stories. Customers will be able...

Free Online PD Program Focuses on CCSS & ELLs

"Constructive Classroom Conversations: Mastering the Language of the Common Core State Standards" is the title of the massive online open course (MOOC) which is being produced by Stanford University's Understanding Language initiative.Language Magazine contributor and co-director of the initiative, Kenji Hakuta will teach the MOOC with colleagues Jeff Zwiers and Sara Rutherford-Quach who are language experts, from October 21...

Free Bilingual T-Shirt Offer

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