El diseño de La Catrina

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A mural from Diego Rivera showing La Catrina and Frida Kahlo

Laura worked with her students on one of our Bablingua projects the other day. The one about making a photo frame about a Hispanic champion. The activity went great, but Laura was surprised most of the kids didn’t know any of those champions. Not even Frida. Or Picasso. Do your students know them? And in any case, how can we … Read More

Hacemos una ofrenda

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An ofrenda for El Día de Muertos divided in 3 different levels

I’m sure we all agree that learning by doing is one of the best educational strategies. So if you want your students to learn about El Día de Muertos, making an ofrenda is clearly the thing to do. It sounds simple. But hold your horses! If you decide to build an ofrenda, there are 2 risks you need to get … Read More

¿Qué es el Día de Muertos?

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Paper photo frames made my Spanish learners to celebrate EL Día de Muertos

This is what you’ll see by the end of this super engaging lesson about the Day of the Dead: Your students will make beautiful photo frames to decorate the class. They’ll also describe those frames in Spanish. They’ll know what Day of the Dead is about: when, where, how and why it’s celebrated. They’ll learn the basic vocabulary related to … Read More

Día Internacional del Libro (23 abril)

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Isabel Allende

There are many reasons to celebrate World Book Day in the Spanish class, since there’s a strong connection between reading and learning a language. In addition to that, students might want to know that the date was chosen because it is the anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (as well as William … Read More