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Resources for Spanish Teachers

If you teach Spanish, you'll find these resources useful for helping your students learn.

La flor the Nochebuena
Brief article, in Spanish, with translation notes and vocabulary about the poinsettia.

How Your Learning Style Affects How You Learn
Although this article is written for students, teachers may get some ideas about how different approaches may work for different students.

Getting the Most from a Language Class
Looking for advice to give your students? Here are some tips for how to benefit most from a language class.

Finding Pen Pals
Brief listing of places where students can find Spanish-speaking friends to share emails with.

Why Learn Spanish?
Do your students ask you why they should waste their time studying Spanish? Here are some answers you might give.

Crucigramas: Make Crossword Puzzles for Your Spanish Class
Easy-to-follow directions on how to find free software for making Spanish-language crossword puzzles.

La vida de Estvanico
Estvanico was the first nonindigenous person to visit parts of what is now the southwestern United States. This article, written in both Spanish and English, was prepared in recognition of Black History Month and is appropriate for classroom use.

Caperucita Roja - 'Little Red Riding Hood'
The Spanish version of this classic fairy tale can be used as in the classroom for study in vocabulary and sentence structure.

AATSP
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Workshops, support, publications, and resources for teachers.

Hansel y Gretel
Here is the Spanish version of 'Hansel and Gretel' in Spanish. Numerous links to vocabulary helps and grammar lessons are included.

ACTFL
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Information on membership benefits and programs offered.

AFMLTA Inc.
Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations Inc.

IES Language Foundation
Enrichment and in-curriculum programs are provided to elementary and middle schools at no charge. A teacher shares songs and other teaching ideas from Mexico.

Online Free Spanish
A site for helping people of all ages learn Spanish, with lots of activites and other materials directed at children.

Quia
Excellent collection of quizzes and online activities developed by teachers.

CASLT
Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers. Information exchange, publications and assistance with professional development.

Sonrisas Spanish Program for Kids
Compact discs, posters, games and other teaching materials for sale.

Symtalk
Books, flashcards and game boards in Spanish as well as French, German and Chinese. Materials are designed for grades one through eight.

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