Although I am a self-proclaimed hater of Los Angeles (the traffic drives me insane) I did enjoy a wonderful Saturday afternoon in the neighborhoods of Studio City and Venice Beach. First stop was Le Pain Quotidien on Venutra Boulevard which had a plethora of beautiful pastries (even vegan options!) and a delicious variety of bread with… Continue reading Los Angeles Area
I started using 'Real World Homework' with my students this term (another thanks to creativelanguageclassroom) and I wanted to find a way for the students to be able to see each others' artwork and also be recognized for effort that was put into some of their projects. So this week I planned a gallery walk for the… Continue reading Galería de Arte
Loved painting these terracotta pots to add some homemade decor to my classroom!
Although skeptical about my long weekend to Texas, the city of Dallas was not half bad. Of course having my vegan partner in crime to hang with all weekend is probably what made it so amazing! A few highlights from the weekend: A delicious Thai restaurant to start off our Saturday...gracaias a Noodle Wave. … Continue reading Dallas, Texas
My department focuses a lot on the literacy of the Spanish language so I've been brainstorming ways to make writing more interesting for the students instead of just practicing simple sentences over and over. Two things I have tried to focus on is 1 - creating prompts with a real world context and 2 - making writing more than… Continue reading Tarjeta Postal
Wow, I cannot believe how busy I've been with the start of school! But I guess that's what happens at the beginning of school especially for a second year teacher...it has been a busy couple months but my second year has gotten off to a great start and I can't wait to share some of my… Continue reading El cominezo de la escuela
Happy to announce that the delicious garlic fries I have loved for so long at AT&T park in San Francisco are in deed vegan! Maybe not the healthiest choice, but definitely one of the most delicious. Nothing like a summer day at the ballpark with mi familia and some papas fritas.