My Spanish Classroom. A tour of my high school / middle school classroom, with some helpful ideas for decor, organization, and management!
Steps of the Scientific Method Card Sorting Activities in English and Spanish
Practice the steps of the scientific method with this colorful card sorting activity. Great for middle school science! Use it as a fun review or pre-assessment.
Must Teach Middle School Routines and Procedures
20 Must Teach Middle School Routines - Maneuvering the Middle Good read for beginning of school year!
Take a Peek Inside The Mind of a Middle Schooler: Part 1
How the Mind of a Middle Schooler works - If you have a middle school child, this is a great read.
How to Start Class Without the Chaos
How to Start Class Without the Chaos - Teach 4 the Heart - plus a free set of middle school math bell ringers / practice exercises
Best Middle School Books of 2015
For kids ages take in the best middle school books and late elementary reads of your meta description by editing it right…
Energy Interactive Notebook Pages
Identify energy transformations of various objects with this unique manipulative challenge. Turn science notebooks into a fun, interactive, hands-on learning experience for your upper elementary or middle school students!
16 Free Printable Board Game Templates
Girl Scouts Making Free Printable Board Game Templates. Hmm what kind of games should I make up?
spanish lesson plans
Use a hand cut out to teach subject pronouns and verb conjugations in Spanish. More fun than just filling in verb conjugation charts
Whether you're a new teacher, new to middle school, or just pressing the reset button for the year, I hope you find some new and different things. Actually a pretty legit list
"Hands on Banking is a program that includes curriculum for teachers and online modules for students and people of all ages (detailed more fully in this blog series' post about middle school). The Spanish language option is an excellent way to reach ESL students." Brian Page.
Spanish Learning Games: Adapting for Middle School
Four coloured 6 sided dice arranged in an aesthetic way. All six possible sides are visible.
World Exploration - fun geography game from the CIA (believe it or not). Has 3 levels for older elementary, middle school, and high school.
125 Koosh Ball Activities for Middle or High School Spanish
I have discovered that using a koosh ball in my lessons somehow adds fun and variety that students really enjoy! I, personally, like the koosh ball because it is easy to toss around; however, you do not have to use a koosh ball for these activities.
Stuttering Mini-Unit for Speech-Language Therapy
Comprehensive stuttering mini-unit appropriate for upper elementary, middle school, and high school!