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The Hispanic Cultural Competency Collection

The Hispanic Cultural Competency Collection  THE GOAL OF THE PROJECT:  The goal of The Hispanic Cultural Competency Collection is to create an open-source website for teachers with short-video responses by native Spanish-speakers responding to prompts that align closely to the 2017 NCSSFL-ACTFL Intercultural Can-do Statements as they appear in the Expectations for Learning section of …

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Including LGBTQ Voices in Spanish Classes through Two New Amazing Readers (Lots of Good Information for All Teachers Too :)

In this post I will highlight two authors who have each written Spanish comprehension-based readers that present the lives of LGBTQ adolescents. Not only do Jennifer Degenhardt’s Secretos and Adriana Ramirez’s Julio provide great sources of comprehensible input for students, but they also present protagonists who are living their whole selves with regard to their …

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