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.

Mes de la herencia Hispana

En la escuela Salida del Sol donde actualmente estoy haciendo mi práctica, tuvieron un evento a nivel de toda la escuela para conmemorar el mes de la herencia Hispana. Todas … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hamburger paragraph 

Yesterday I did my first lesson at Salida del Sol, where my CT (Cooperating Teacher) observed me. For your Literacy Practicum you have to do 5 lessons, 3 observed by … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Words you take with you.

In my Teaching With Writing course, we had a journal. Our teacher Mrs. Creasy made it very clear on the first class that in order to teach writing we had … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

8 Components of a SIOP Lesson

You will need this when developing your SIOP lesson for TESL 400: SIOP Strategies-Eight Components of Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP). Preparation Building Background Comprehensible Student Strategies for Success Interactions Practice … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

TESL 400-Goals of Second language and multicultural education to include in a SIOP LESSON

In TESL 400 we discussed the SIOP (The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) method almost in every class. Our instructor made an emphasis on SIOP because it has been proved that … Continue reading

June 8, 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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