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10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving - Speech is Beautiful

I work in teletherapy, which means that I use a computer to display my materials and activities for my students. I have a couple extremely quiet older elementary students and I decided that video was a way to engage and encourage them to answer questions and retell events. In particular I wanted them to think ... Read More about 10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving

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I've Got a New Way to Write! - The Comprehensible Classroom

Free Writing is common component in TPRS®/CI classrooms. Many teachers do weekly, timed free writes; others are less consistent, but you will be hard pressed to find a trained TPRS®/CI teacher that doesn’t use them at all. As with anything, though, we like to keep our students guessing, don’t we?! More than that–we need to keep them…

Kick off the back to school in your high school Spanish classroom with a lesson full of CI activities, games, and icebreakers that will give every Spanish  teacher ideas to try! The first day of Spanish 1 curriculum is the start of a comprehensible input education journey for each learner. Make sure it’s fun, engaging, and memorable with these CI ideas : speaking and listening activities, high frequency verbs, games, songs, and more! #ci #comprehensibleinput #spanishclass #backtoschool Spanish Teaching Resources, Spanish Language Learning, Learn A New Language, Foreign Language, Teaching Tools, Middle School Spanish, Elementary Spanish, Spanish Lesson Plans, Spanish Lessons
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Comprehensible Input Spanish 1 First Day Plans

Kick off the back to school in your high school Spanish classroom with a lesson full of CI activities, games, and icebreakers that will give every Spanish teacher ideas to try! The first day of Spanish 1 curriculum is the start of a comprehensible input education journey for each learner. Make sure it’s fun, engaging, and memorable with these CI ideas : speaking and listening activities, high frequency verbs, games, songs, and more! #ci #comprehensibleinput #spanishclass #backtoschool

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11 Spanish YouTube Channels with Subtitles to Strengthen Your Skills into a Fluency Fortress

10 Spanish YouTube Channels with Subtitles to Strengthen Your Skills into a Fluency Fortress

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Fun Little to No Prep Spanish Class Activities

Tons of fun ideas for Spanish class that require very little or no prep! All of these no prep Spanish lesson ideas are student-approved!

Listen, Write, Draw – SRTA Spanish Listen, Write, Draw is a great world language class activity because it uses listening Middle School Spanish, Elementary Spanish, Spanish Classroom, Spanish Activities, Class Activities, Language Activities, Listening Activities, Spanish Language Learning, Teaching Spanish
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Listen, Write, Draw - Srta Spanish

Listen, Write, Draw is a great world language class activity because it uses listening and writing skills in a single activity. You can use it for middle school and high school classes! This low-prep activity is great practice for your Spanish or foreign language class. Check out how to use it here! #spanishclass #listeningpractice #secondaryspanish

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How to Teach Spanish, Post-Textbook: Finding Your Way to CI

Proficiency and acquisition in the world language classroom. How to teach Spanish without a textbook.

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Printable Spanish Board Games and Question Cards - Spanish Playground

Printable Spanish board games with 3 sets of question cards for different level language learners. Board games are a fun and effective way to learn Spanish.

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Quiz, Quiz, Trade - Kagan en la Clase - Srta Spanish

Have you ever heard of Quiz, Quiz, Trade? This structure is fantastic because it gets students up and out of their seats, speaking, practicing structures with classmates, and working with students they may not usually work with. Check out how I use it with my Spanish classes.

Play MAFIA in language classes to provide comprehensible input! Spanish Vocabulary Games, Spanish Games, Spanish Teaching Resources, Spanish Activities, Class Activities, Grammar Games, Spanish Lessons For Kids, Spanish Basics, Mafia Game
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Elimination: The TCI game of all games - The Comprehensible Classroom

Learn how to use the classic role-playing game ELIMINATION (historically known as Mafia) in language classes as an instructional activity that your students will never want to stop!

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News you can use in Spanish classes: new subscriptions! - The Comprehensible Classroom

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Here is a place to hopefully organize resources for using the Spanish TV show El Internado: Laguna Negra in Spanish class. We watc. Spanish Tv Shows, Ap Spanish, Spanish Culture, Spanish Lessons, Spanish Heritage, High School Spanish, Spanish Teacher, Spanish Language Learning, Teaching Spanish
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El Internado Resources

Here is a place to hopefully organize resources for using the Spanish TV show El Internado: Laguna Negra in Spanish class. We watch the show on Fridays in Spanish III & IV with Spanish subtitles. I bought the entire series on Ebay (region 2 that play on through the computer), but it is also currently available on Netflix. It is a compelling tool to use for language acquisition, when paired with activities and pausing to make the material comprehensible. All posts labeled El Internado Mike…

One of the favorite books of the year from Spanish III was Robo en la noche by Kristy Placido. We read it in the past tense as a part of . Comprehensible Input, Class Games, Spanish Culture, Past Tense, Spanish Class, Costa Rica, Lp, The Past, Environment
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Teaching Robo en la noche

One of the favorite books of the year from Spanish III was Robo en la noche by Kristy Placido. We read it in the past tense as a part of a bigger unit about the environment, and Costa Rica. I relied heavily on the Robo en la noche teachers guide. We also actually read the book to start out Spanish IV, as they had never read a novel. They loved the storyline and although the reading level may have been a bit low for them, it provided a lot of high level discussions and gave them great…

What’s Comprehensible Input, anyway? – Loading up my little darlings with Comprehensible Input French Classroom, Spanish Classroom, Teaching French, Teaching Spanish, Spanish Teacher, Preschool Spanish, Spanish Vocabulary, French Teacher, French Lessons
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The Comprehensible Input Umbrella

Aren’t TPRS and CI the same thing? is a constant question I hear world language teachers asking. The answer is No! Logically, the next question I hear is How are they different then? There…

Comprehensible Input Activities for your Classroom - SRTA Spanish Spanish Language Learning, Teaching Spanish, Foreign Language, French Language, Partner Reading, Student Reading, Spanish Lesson Plans, Spanish Lessons, Homework Club
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Comprehensible Input Activities for your Classroom - Srta Spanish

Comprehensible Input Activities for your Classroom - SRTA Spanish

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Luis von Ahn - Creator of Duolingo Interview and Activity in Spanish

This Spanish comprehension questions video activity is based on an interview in Spanish with Guatemalan inventor and professor, Luis von Ahn. Luis von Ahn is the creator of Recaptcha and Duolingo! This Spanish video activity includes comprehension questions, the link for