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.

Literacy Practicum forms

My advisor was very kind and sent me these forms at the beginning of the semester. I am sharing them because I thought they might come in handy to you … Continue reading

October 5, 2016 · Leave a comment


This picture is none of my proudest moments in my life. I started in the CUMBRES program Fall of 2014. At my first annual meeting as the new cohort, I … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Literacy Practicum

This Fall 2016 I am doing my Literacy Practicum at Salida Del Sol Academy. Before you take this class you have to turn in all the paperwork for the the … Continue reading

October 3, 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

Education Blogs to follow has compiled a list of best Education Blogs called Teach100. So far I’ve used Edutopia, NEA Today, Edudemic, Khan Academy, Education ReThink and Teacher Tube. From this list at , … Continue reading

September 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Helping ELL’s succeed in Math

In EDEL 450 ( Math Methods) one of my courses this Fall semester, we had to make a lesson plan as a group based on a book. As we divided the … Continue reading

September 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Story time with Miss Yumi

I just learned about this Youtube Channel in EDEL 445- Intermediate Literary with Prof. Brian Rose ( BTW he is one of my favorite teachers at UNC)  and loved it. … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Adventures of a Non-traditional student.

Being a Non-traditional student often (if not always) means that most of the time you are the oldest in your classroom. Your classmates are dealing with different issues than you. … Continue reading

August 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

List of websites where you can find lesson plan ideas.

Teacher lesson planning will be an essential part of my life.So I began making a list of lesson planning websites. This is what I have so far: http://www.sciencenetlinks.comContinue reading

August 9, 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




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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