Supporting Content in Other Classes


By |2023-08-07T17:24:26-06:00August 7th, 2023|

Elizabeth writes: Hello Bryce, I am so glad to be part of this community.  I have a question for you and hopefully you have some ideas. In my school we are being asked as a department to support other departments like Science, Math and English. So I am wondering [...]

LA VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE: A Culture Changed by Art

By |2022-12-04T18:13:53-07:00December 4th, 2022|

Language is more than mere vocabulary and grammar. Authentic cultural stories like this one can help students to communicate. Students need to know the background information that these kinds of stories provide to understand the metaphor-laden speech and imagery that every native speaker uses all the time—up to six [...]

Brain Breaks with Numbers & Pi Day

By |2022-02-26T10:51:09-07:00February 22nd, 2022|

Numbers Brain Breaks World language students often need help with numbers. Numbers are useful, but they are abstract and many are not high frequency, plus teachers do not always incorporate numbers into lessons. So students begin to forget them. I hate it when level 2, or even 3, students [...]

Science and Spanish

By |2021-07-05T18:22:03-06:00July 5th, 2021|

Talking about things that matter is the goal of language teaching. One thing that matters is SCIENCE.  CÓMO LO SABÍAN Excerpt is a chapter from my  best-selling book Conexiones: Making Connections with the Spanish-Speaking World. This article explains in simple Spanish how ancient peoples all around the world (pun [...]

Free Online Resources for Language Teachers

By |2020-03-29T10:35:28-06:00March 29th, 2020|

We are here to help you get across this tough time with FREE resources. Click here for the link to sign up with Storylabs and to connect with the Facebook Live event on Monday, March 3o at 1:00 pm Pacific. I have teamed up with author Virginia Hildebrand and [...]

LA VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE: A Culture Changed by a Work of Art

By |2022-10-22T10:37:00-06:00December 10th, 2019|

  The day of the Virgin of Guadalupe is December 12. Spanish students deserve to know about this holiday and it's deep religious and cultural symbolism. Students need to know that this image sparked one of he greatest sociological and cultural shifts in history and changed the mental landscape [...]


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