Cover images of Spanish readers online for remote learning.

It’s been clear for some time that the future of texts is digital, and that we will all access Spanish readers online eventually. However, no one predicted that in 2020 everyone would be learning remotely. Everyday, I’m grateful for the technology that allows us to connect with students and gives them access to the Spanish input they need as we…

These pages show the vocabulary in the ebook about playing games in Spanish.

For many of us, the flip side of social distancing is more time at home to play with our families. While we’re together, classic games and everyday activities are opportunities to speak Spanish with children. Drawing, doing a jigsaw puzzle or playing games in Spanish you expose kids to vocabulary in a natural, fun context. If your children are learning…

The los pollitos lyrics in a printable picture book for kids learning Spanish.

Spring is on the way, and Los pollitos dicen is the perfect song to sing with language learners. Children sing this traditional song throughout the Spanish-speaking world. Today I’m sharing a darling coloring-story book of the song with the Los pollitos dicen lyrics I use in my classes. 

Use these Spanish video lessons for remote learning and online classes.

With schools closed across the country, teachers are doing their best to move instruction online. Spanish video lessons are one option. Below you’ll find a variety of free video-based activities to use with Spanish learners. All of the videos are free on YouTube.

These pictures are part of the printable Spanish memory game.

When students are engaged with a game, they learn without focusing specifically on the language. Mirar y recordar, or Look and Remember, is an entertaining Spanish memory game that definitely qualifies as compelling content. Kids love to play! You can download a PDF of the game below.

Free Voluntary Reading books for the Spanish language classroom.

Teachers know reading is essential to developing language proficiency, but we often struggle to integrate sufficient reading into our classes. One important piece of the puzzle is Free Voluntary Reading, or FVR. If you haven’t tried Free Voluntary Reading, now is the time to get started! Free Voluntary Reading involves scheduling a certain amount of time – as little as…