Mrs. Marin’s Learning To Teach Resource Blog

Becoming an ESL, Bilingual/Bicultural teacher one day at a time. This site is for future teachers and teachers of English Language Learners/ CLD. You will find resources in English and in Spanish that can serve as a guide in your journey.

Phonics 44 phonemes chart

These are some pics from worksheets we filled in class that we had to memorize and understand. As a second language learner, this was very hard for me. At first … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Emergent Literacy notes

Here are some Do’s and Don’ts notes that our teacher gave us before going to the schools and meet our students. These are my notes: Classroom Management Dont’s: Sarcasm Refrain … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

myHomework Student Planner App

As a non-traditional student, organization is KEY. A year ago I was browsing App on my iPhone  and came across the myHomework app. I liked it because it has an … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Emergent Literacy course Concepts

Here is review/game we played in the classroom to learn concepts that used during the semester.

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Getting used to Blackboard

As a new student, I wasn’t used to using Blackboard. I quickly learned the is one of the tools I had to get familiar right away. Meany teachers put the … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

PLACE Spanish test Study booklet

I took my PLACE test this Spring of 2016 and found this PDF booklet on the Place Website PLACE. As a heads up I can tell you the test has different … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Emergent Literacy Reading Resources

In the Emergent Literacy course we learned about how to motivate students to read. Our teacher gave this website as a resource.  Reading is Fundamental Go to the Book list to … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to Prepare for an ESL Job Interview

I came across this article and saved it, thinking it might be useful for when I start applying for a job. How to prepare for a an ESL Job Interview

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Highplains Library District online resources

If you happen to own a library card from the Highplains Library District, you have access to online resources. Just go to their website and click on Databases A to Z , … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cumbres Teacher Preparation Program

  The summer of May 2014, I was graduating from AIMS Community College with my AAS degree in Elementary Teaching. My mentors and teachers motivated me to consider transferring to … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment




Latina mom, non-traditional student at the University of Northern Colorado. I am working on my degree in Elementary Education with English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement and Bilingual Bicultural (CDL) endorsements. I am Bilingual in English and Spanish. Passionate about Bilingual, Elementary Education, ESL, ELL, Multiculturalism, Biculturalism #education #bilingualkids

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