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I'm a freelance education writer and Latina homeschooling mother of two.
I'm a freelance education writer and Latina homeschooling mother of two.

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2018 Online Spanish Homeschooling Conference
Do you know about Lemonhass? They are an American missionary family living in Mexico and they homeschool their kids in Spanish. Next week, they'll be hosting a Spanish Online Homeschooling Conference.  It's a week-long and features many presenters from Oct....
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Latino Americans by Ray Suarez in English & Spanish
In my last post , I shared with you the wonderful resources from PBS Learning Media centered around their remarkable documentary series: Latino Americans. But did you know that Ray Suarez wrote a book to accompany the series? I happen to have a few copies o...
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Latino American Resources from PBS Learning Media
I share a lot of resources on MommyMaestra for elementary students, but this week I'm going to focus on older children. And I'm starting off with one of the online education portals that you may already be familiar with: PBS Learning Media. A few years ago,...
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Thanks so much to Juliette for sharing these 10 fun facts about Boulder, Colorado on the MKB blog! You'll want to go there as soon as you read her post. :)

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https://multiculturalkidblogs.com/2018/10/08/10-fun-facts-about-boulder-colorado/

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https://www.pinterest.com/pin/208854501455879020/

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Rosita y Conchita Book Review
Several of you have asked what this story is about. So I dug through my files and found the following review. This is a reprint of the review I did eight years ago of Rosita y Conchita on the Latin Baby Book Club.  Rosita y Conchita by Eric Gonzalez and Eri...
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Rosita y Conchita Book Set on Sale
Just a quick reminder to everyone: If you are buying Rosita y Conchita books from me this year, please place your order by October 19th. Any orders placed after that, won't be able to be shipped until November 5th.  Also, the set of both books is on sale. Y...
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Free Calavera Prepositions Graphic
So this was fun. The other day, I shared a graphic on the MommyMaestra Facebook page that had a graphic with visual examples of prepositions. Lots of people liked it, and one reader asked for a Spanish version. Of course, there wasn't one. I tried going to ...
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2nd - 4th Grade Writing Handbooks for Bilingual Learners
I'm pretty excited about my weekend discovery during one of my regular trips to my favorite used bookstore. When my older kids were little, we used the Write Away series and it was awesome. So imagine my delight when I found the SPANISH VERSIONS of both the...
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7 New Titles for Classrooms this Hispanic Heritage Month
Over the last several months, there have been some remarkable new Latino children's lit titles to hit the market. And although there are many wonderful booklists available for celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, I wanted to make sure that you were aware of...
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Resources to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in 2018
On Saturday, Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off. You may remember that the observance finds its roots in 1968 when President Lyndon B. Johnson first established Hispanic Heritage Week, and 20 years later, President Reagan expanded it to a month-long celebra...
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