Brillante Viernes: August 21, 2020

Happy Friday! If you are back in school- way to go! However you are doing, I know that you are trying your hardest. This is truly a difficult year with things changing constantly. It is stressful. And teaching hybrid, online, in person with new requirements- it is exhausting! I hope that you can enjoy yourContinue reading “Brillante Viernes: August 21, 2020”

Brillante Viernes: August 14, 2020

Happy Friday! It has been a while since I have written one of my brillante viernes posts! During the pandemic (part I), things were SO hectic. Things still seem pretty hectic, but I am hoping to post some more Brillante Viernes posts and what is helping me this year. Also, drop me a note aboutContinue reading “Brillante Viernes: August 14, 2020”

Brillante Viernes: February 28, 2020

Happy Friday and end of February! For us, it is the end of the trimester, and I finalized all of my grades expect a few make-up assignments. (Make-up assignments get me every time!! Trying to remember who has to do what and then remembering to grade an assignment here or there. Ooof. It has alwaysContinue reading “Brillante Viernes: February 28, 2020”

Brillante Viernes: February 21, 2020

Happy Friday! Whew- it has only been a four day week, but I have had some #highlightreel and #highlightreal moments. In my #highlightreel, we switched students, so I have a new class of pre-K and K students. My old students get SO excited to see me. They excitedly wave and tell their friends that theyContinue reading “Brillante Viernes: February 21, 2020”

Brillante Viernes: February 14, 2020

Happy Friday and Valentine’s Day! We have a four day weekend, so there wasn’t as much craziness today for me. (Also there MAY have been a Netflix marathon of the To All The Boys I Have Loved Before…) I have also been working on the THIRD upcoming EdCampCIVa! We are finalizing details, so stay tunedContinue reading “Brillante Viernes: February 14, 2020”

Brillante Viernes: January 31, 2020

Happy Friday! Hope you have had a wonderful last week of January! I had fun playing winking mafia with my fifth graders (which we modified to sticking out your tongue), and I got to go ice skating with the sixth graders which was a blast. I also got to see our early childhood students buildingContinue reading “Brillante Viernes: January 31, 2020”

Brillante Viernes: Posts to read, a new podcast episode and a free reading! January 17, 2020

Happy Friday! I hope you are thriving this week. My most recent interview is on We Teach Languages with Inga Paterson-Zúñiga! In it, we discuss how we have evolved our teaching, comprehensible novels and assessments. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I enjoyed talking with Inga. In addition, Martina and I recentlyContinue reading “Brillante Viernes: Posts to read, a new podcast episode and a free reading! January 17, 2020”