Category: Curriculum

Voces Digital offeres CI and tratitional world language curricula.

One of the things I enjoy most about writing Spanish Playground is the opportunity to stay on top of what’s…

Use these tools to create comprehensible input in the world language classroom.

As teachers, we set the stage for language acquisition by providing comprehensible input. Techniques that expose learners to comprehensible input…

Spanish reading texts for beginning learners.

We know that language learning depends on comprehensible input through reading and listening. So, why not incorporate both kinds of…

This complete digital AP Spanish curriculum prepares students for the Advanced Placement exam.

If you’re going to be teaching AP Spanish, there is a good chance you’re excited about the class, but also…

Spanish books for beginners include TPRS novels, early readers and ebooks in PDF.

Reading is one of the best ways to learn a language, and Spanish books for beginners are an important part…

Spanish readers tell compelling stories with high-frequency language.

Comprehensible input Spanish readers are a game changer in the classroom. Leveled readers in Spanish tell captivating stories and incorporate…

Spanish science lessons connect language to important math and science concepts.

It is important for Spanish learners to use the language to learn about other disciplines. The ACTFL World Language Readiness…

Elementary Spanish curriculum reviews help teachers evaluate programs for their school.

A good elementary Spanish curriculum makes teaching more effective and easier. With a well-structured scope and sequence, a Spanish curriculum…

Singing is such a fun, effective way to learn language! Of course, students need to understand what they are singing…

Nuestra historia is a complete CI curriculum for Spanish.

I’ve been teaching for 30 years and have been lucky enough to see amazing changes in language education. We have…

This Spanish class giveaway includes teacher and student materials for elementary Spanish.

Spanish for You! is a classroom-tested curriculum for grades 3-8. The program is theme-based and aligns with national foreign language…

Ten elementary Spanish books introduce vocabulary related to themes.

If you teach Spanish to elementary students, you will love these books. Language Together publishes picture books specifically written to…

Scholastic's Spanish weekly reader has readings and activities for Spanish language learners.

You are probably familiar with Scholastic’s Weekly Reader, but did you know that they publish a Spanish Weekly Reader for…

This homeschool Spanish curriculum from Speekee provides 40 weeks of material for kids ages 4-7.

I work with several families who homeschool, so I appreciate how important it is to find the right program to…

Sonrisas is a communicative, standards-based elementary Spanish curriculum.

Sonrisas Spanish is a communicative, standards-based curriculum for preschool and elementary school. For 20 years, Sonrisas has been the best…

My Mochila is a Spanish subscription box with curated materials for teaching children Spanish.

Children learn Spanish when they connect with the language and want to communicate with others. In other words, rich content…

Preschool Spanish is fun and easy to teach with the SingALingo program.

Spanish learning in this country keeps getting better and better!  My most recent find is a new preschool Spanish program…

Hola Playgroup offers Spanish lessons for kids in NYC.

I’m always excited to hear about quality programs for teaching Spanish to children. I recently learned of ¡Hola! Playgroup, a…

These books for Spanish learners create comprehensible input using colors.

Language Together publishes books for Spanish learners. These fun little books come in sets and are excellent for emerging readers…

PandaTree offers online Spanish lessons for children with native-speaker instructors.

At Spanish Playground, we are dedicated to supporting parents as they help their children learn Spanish. I am so happy…

Spanish learning songs focus on important vocabulary and verb forms.

Are you looking for some great songs to help kids learn Spanish? Spanish for You! has recently added music to…

Students learn Spanish language and culture with these activities from Editorial Miraflores.

I am so happy to be able to share a resource for teaching language through cultural content to upper elementary…

Homeschool Spanish program from Spanish for You teaches language basics to kids in grades 3-8.

Have you been considering starting homeschool Spanish? The second half of the school year is an excellent opportunity to include…

Recipes in Spanish with poems and photos.

Recetas graciosas y saludables by Graciela Castellanos has simple recipes in Spanish. Best of all, these recipes are extension activities…

Spanish reading program for K-6 has many effective activities for language learners.

The materials featured in this post now require a log-in. They are no longer available to the public.  For that…

Top Spanish homeschool resources for parents raising bilingual kids.

I’m happy to be participating in the Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop and bringing you an set of Spanish homeschool…

Elementary Spanish curriculum from Languages4Kidz includes lesson plans and picture books.

Languages4Kidz publishes curricula and children’s books for both elementary Spanish and English learners. I am excited about their elementary Spanish…

Homeschool Spanish curriculum from Calico Spanish is a fun and effective way to learn Spanish.

I have recently had the pleasure of working with Calico Spanish Homeschool Learning Series Level A. What a great program…

Spanish for you is a curriculum for teaching Spanish to children.

This fall Spanish for You! released a new themed content package called Mi Vida. If you are looking for a…

Elementary Spanish program from Spanish for you is an fun way for kids to learn.

Spanish for You! is a curriculum for grades 3-8. It is an elementary Spanish program for self-study, homeschool, or classroom…

DVD of Spanish music videos for teaching Spanish to kids.

At Spanish Playground, we are big fans of Rockalingua. We are happy that their great songs are now available on…

Elementary Spanish resources including worksheets and other printables.

Are you looking for Spanish resources to use with kids this summer? Or maybe thinking about fall and how to…

The Spanish Champs Level 2 curriculum for teaching children Spanish

Spanish Champs has recently released a Level 2 curriculum. This program builds on the company’s first level of Spanish for…

spanish songs for kids rockalingua

Rockalingua is an educational website with songs, videos and other materials to teach Spanish to children in the elementary grades…

spanish learning songs

Sing ‘n Speak Spanish has a new CD of Spanish learning songs for kids. I wrote about their great little…

spanish christmas lesson

Spanish for You! has just added a Spanish Christmas lesson set with 10 days of lessons and materials. They are…

These Spanish learning songs correspond to an elementary curriculum.

I wrote about the free Spanish learning songs on Rockalingua a few months ago. Recently, I checked out their new…

preschool spanish monarca

Monarca Language offers an extensive selection of printable materials for teaching preschool Spanish. The units are designed for children 2-6…

These elementary Spanish lesson plans from Whistlefritz encourage hands-on learning.

I am so pleased that Whistlefritz has created lesson plans to use with their wonderful videos and songs. This award-winning…

spanish curriculum spanish champs

I have had several readers ask for my impression of the Spanish Champs program, so I was thrilled when the…

Spanish elementary curriculum

For the last few months I have had the pleasure of getting to know the Sonrisas Spanish School Preschool and…

Spanish curriculum for children

If you are looking into elementary school curricula, you should know that Spanish for You! has added additional lesson plans…

spanish curriculum elementary conversa

In this guest post, Laura Anaya de Zuchovicki, founder of the Spanish curriculum Conversa Books, writes about her inspiration to…

spanish songs for kids

In these songs from the Sing ‘n Speak Spanish curriculum, music and lyrics come together for fun, effective language learning…

Spanish curriculum for children

Spanish for You! is an elementary Spanish curriculum. If you are considering a curriculum, this is a good time to…

elementary spanish curriculum sonrisas

Spanish books are the perfect gift for children learning the language! Sonrisas Spanish School is having a picture book sale…

Spanish elementary curriculum

Sonrisas Spanish School publishes a preschool and elementary Spanish curriculum. The founders, Brooks and Blue Lindner, also have a blog…

I am really excited to share this set of six little story books for Spanish language learners. The set is…

printable spanish

The page Ayudas Gráficas has an great collection of printable graphic organizers in Spanish. Graphic organizers are an excellent tool…

These powerpoint presentations use Spanish vocabulary for first grade.

These power point presentations have Spanish vocabulary for first grade. They are  from the website Programa de Doble Inmersión de…

Spanish curriculum for children

This article is by Debbie Annet, the author of Spanish for You!, a Spanish curriculum for grades 3-8. She offers…

spanish reading comprehension

This article is by Laura Anaya de Zuchovicki, author and founder of Conversa Books. A Mexican native, she has been…

Spanish curriculum for children

Spanish for You! is a curriculum for grades 3-8 that can be used for self-study, home school, in classrooms or…

Spanish curriculum

The Conversa Books upper elementary teachers’ starter kit includes the following titles: Ana y las cucarachas, La vida loca (both…

Spanish curriculum

We all love stories and storytelling is a wonderful way to teach a language. Conversa Books makes Spanish language materials…

Spanish curriculum Risas y Sonrisas

I have been having a wonderful time using the materials from Risas y Sonrisas with my students. Risas y Sonrisas…

Sube publishes a Spanish curriculum for preschool through 5th grade. I have been working with the Level A materials, and…

Salsa is an award-winning series of free Spanish videos produced by Georgia Public Broadcasting. The Spanish video lessons are designed…

9letras is the blog of Alberto Abarca Fillat of Huesca, Spain. Alberto shares educational material for teaching Spanish and the…

Spanish for children

Ana Lomba’s guide to teaching preschool Spanish has been updated and is now available. This guide is for anyone teaching…