Asynchronous Lessons with Google Forms- AND… The COOLEST thing EVER in HISTORY!

Asynchronous Lessons with Google Forms- AND… The COOLEST thing EVER in HISTORY!

What!? Maestra Loca!? We thought you stopped blogging!!! It has been SO long since we heard from you! Ugh! Sorry y'all! While I've remained super active on Instagram and in my Live! PD Group, I found it to be REALLY challenging to keep up with all the "extra" I do! We spent June packing, moved…
Is it really ALL or NOTHING!?!

Is it really ALL or NOTHING!?!

It has been crazy this past month to collaborate with teachers around the world and hear all of their different situations, challenges, requirements, or lack there of. What I've noticed is that for the most part, based on the teachers I've been speaking with, we are divided into three groups.... WL Teachers who are required…
One Word Image: SCAVENGER HUNT!

One Word Image: SCAVENGER HUNT!

I posted last school year about the power of displaying your class one word images out in the hall for EVERYONE to see. More important than this, is posting the STORY along with it! Students will be READING, sharing and oogling over Spanish/French/English/German/Chinese during their passing period! It is MAGIC! This year I've found a…
Classroom Management Part 5: Silent Communicators!

Classroom Management Part 5: Silent Communicators!

This strategy is so much more than a classroom management tool! It is a formative assessment, a classroom community builder, a communication tool and a bridge for our slow to output students to get there sooner!!! This past year, I started teaching in a public charter in New Orleans. Before school started, new faculty were…