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.

UNC Community Fest

This event usually happens the second week of September (Fall semester). There are plenty of community booths, games and UNC organizations. This is a great opportunity for you as an … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

DYI Bookmarks on the works for 3rd graders

I wanted to share a DIY project I am working on for 3rd graders at Salida Del Sol Academy. It all started when they were ready their whole class book … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Advising time/ tiempo de consejería 

En mi primer día de práctica en Salida del Sol, puede ser parte de una actividad que de sorprendió mucho. En esta actividad los estudiantes se sientan en un círculo … Continue reading

October 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Center for Human Enrichment (CHE) at UNC

Not many students know about this office at UNC. At AIMS Community College this program is called TRIO. These two places are student centers dedicated to help and serve as … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Must watch Education TedTalks

I love to find inspiration venues, specially about topics that I am passionate about! If you haven’t watched TedTalk videos, you should. Their website has many videos about different topics. … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

List of helpful apps that you need ASAP

Here is a list of apps that I have used and have become part of my daily student life. They will save you time, help you study, organize notes and … Continue reading

July 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Notes that touch your heart.

In many of our TESL courses, teachers have emphasized that students come from many different backgrounds. Also they have told us that as a teachers we have to make our … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

EdWeek article: What English-Language Learners Wish Teachers Knew By Wendi Pillars

I just found this article through EdWeek’s Facebook page. I think it is a great article, with real ideas of how teachers can help ELL’s to succeed in the classroom. … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Questions to ask your self when you are feeling low.

As non-traditional college student, you often have to balance work, school and family. You can easy feel stress and low self-esteem because you have classes wth a younger generation who are … Continue reading

June 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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