¿Será que a los alumnos les importa…?

Enseñar a nuestros alumnos a pensar críticamente y resolver problemas se trata de ayudarles a ver los problemas enfrentando al mundo y cómo pueden ser parte de la solución.  No es decir que todos nuestros alumnos tienen que salir activistas o humanitarios, pero siempre es bueno dejarlos pensando en los ‘asuntos grandes’, ver como nos … Continue reading ¿Será que a los alumnos les importa…?

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How Speaking a Second Language Helps Me as a Teacher

When working with students who were fully bilingual, it was helpful for me to be bilingual as well because not all parents were.  I greatly admired some of my parents who didn’t speak English but saw the value in educating their children well.  When conducting parent-teacher conferences, some parents did of course speak English but … Continue reading How Speaking a Second Language Helps Me as a Teacher

Mi Vida Loca: BBC’s Mini-Series That Teaches Spanish

In my early years of studying to enter the field of education, I did so with the intent of teaching Spanish to native English speakers.  Since then, I have not once taught this subject to this demographic.  Nevertheless, I did enjoy the preparation for it, and the student teaching experience that crowned these efforts.  The … Continue reading Mi Vida Loca: BBC’s Mini-Series That Teaches Spanish