Hi, I’m Courtney!
This is my seventh year teaching high school Spanish. I work at an IB (International Baccalaureate) school in Minnesota where I teach Spanish 2, Spanish 3, and Spanish for heritage speakers.
I love incorporating a variety of techniques in the classroom. I use a combination of comprehensible input, blended learning, traditional grammar instruction, and of lots and lots of music!
I’m a nerd about curriculum creation- I love it! I started creating Youtube videos for flipped grammar instruction (you can use them too!) and I have been creating a curriculum for my heritage speakers class from scratch. You can find my resources for that here.
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Sneak peek: How to ensure your party in heritage Spanish class is a success! More than being fun and taking a break, parties can be a very educational and rewarding experience for you and your heritage students. Creating a space for parties in heritage class is an...
My heritage students have been studying bilingualism (I’ll share more about this unit later!), so I thought that with Thanksgiving around the corner this would be the perfect time to write a thank you card to the people in their lives that have helped them become...
How do you know if a student is a native speaker or a heritage speaker? Does the difference between the two terms really matter? If so, why? Due to my recent post about fostering a growth mindset in heritage speaking students, I fielded some great questions about...
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