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General Information

Integrating Technology into your Curriculum

Using PowerPoint for ESL Teaching


The Latin American Network Information Center.

Su Nombre es Hoy    -----    His/Her Name is Today

The Zalaquetts' resources for learning about Hispanic/Latino cultures. Warning: Understanding Hispanic/Latino/Spanish characteristics and contributions may cause genuine appreciation of and respect for Hispanic/Latino cultures. Dr. Zalaquett.

On Becoming a Bilingual Educator

Thoughts that helped me succeed in school, especially when I felt that I couldn't make it.


Dr. Zalaquett's Resources For Bilingual Teachers

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Electric Teacher PP

The tutorial link below will provide you with step by step directions in using this program.

Teaching With Presentation Tools

This tutorial uses PowerPoint generated slides to discuss the elements of building a slide presentation.  It provides a model for those who want to prepare a How to PowerPoint.


Technology for Teachers - Powerpoint Tutorial

Tutorial designed to assist students in the course, ED596: Technology for Teachers, with completing their Presentation Learning Task. The tutorial is designed to support PowerPoint on both the PC and Macintosh platforms.

Memphis City Schools

PowerPoint on-line tutorials.


Powerpoint 97 Tutorial

Old tutorial, useful for beginners.

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Search Engines


Search engine


Search engine


Search engine


Search engine


Search engine


Search engine


Search engine


Search engine

Ask Jeeves

Ask Jeeves search engine


Meta-Search engine


Meta-Search engine


Meta-Search engine


Meta-Search engine


Meta-Search engine


Meta-Search engine

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PowerPoint Presentations

three blind mice

by Wanda Keil

MHS 6420

Dr. Zalaquett's Multicultural Counseling for Diverse Populations (MHS 6420) web site

Spanish Speaking Countries

Countries where Spanish is spoken.

Jokes and Riddles

Joke of the day.


El Mundo Hispano

Basic geography of the Spanish-speaking world. Includes maps, flags, capitals, and nationalities. The maps make the file somewhat larger than the rest. (1.6mb)

¿Qué hora es?     

Presentation reviews the time expressions in Spanish. It includes the vocabulary and several examples for students to practice. (295kb)


More PowerPoint presentations from Mr. Duggan, a St. John's High School' Spanish teacher.



PowerPoint Shows Available for Download


Done by Teachers at NYWired at Level One Training -
Done by Teachers at NYWired at Level Two Training -
Done by Teachers at Schenectady HS' Creating Multimedia Projects Workshop 1
Done by Teachers at Schenectady HS' Creating Multimedia Projects Workshop 1

Welcome to Second Grade

Open house.


Welcome to the Art Room

This project done as an open house presentation.



overview of the basic periods of art in history beginning with the Cave Paintings and ending with Impressionism.

PowerPoint  presentations 1

PowerPoint  presentations 2


Group Counseling for Elementary Students

An explanation or a description of the various groups available for elementary students.

How to do a PowerPoint presentation

This PowerPoint presentation shows how to create a PowerPoint presentation and shows an example of a finished project.

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"PowerPoint about me" assignment


Science and Technology

Industrial Revolution

The Hispano Ranchos of Northern New Mexico: Continuity and Change

The Spanish, who came to this area in the late 16th century, found that the valleys near the Rio Grande could be farmed when streams were channeled into irrigation systems. More than two centuries later, they moved east across the Sangre de Cristo Mountains into new, greener valleys. They took their century's old traditions with them, but soon encountered new influences from the rapidly expanding United States.

Letters to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Students learn about and write letters to members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.



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Activities including Spanish Words


Basic numbers vocabulary

Animals and insects

Animals/Los Animales


Adjectives to describe people and things


Arcadia High School (Spanish)

Olga Elbaz's students each chose a different topic in Spanish and created a PowerPoint presentation for the rest of the class.

Eva Peron

Fun with Spanish

An Internet Hotlist on Spanish Fun


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Sample Lessons   



Social Studies Lessons

Mostly Texas!


Root words (Connie Campbell).

Vocabulary 2

Contractions (Randy Stark).


Pronunciation (Randy Stark) .

Grammar: an, on, in

Prepositions (Don Fisher).


Grammar: Verb conjugation

Irregular verbs (Project LA / Modified by Don Fisher).


Punctuation (CyberExchange / Modified by Don Fisher)

Identifying part of a speech

Name the verb (CyberExchange / Modified by Don Fisher)

Identifying part of a speech

Name the nouns (CyberExchange / Modified by Don Fisher).

Identifying part of a speech

Name the adjectives (CyberExchange / Modified by Don Fisher)

Spelling lesson

An example of how PowerPoint could be used to teach spelling. Download the show to see how it was done.

Addition lesson

Teaching the skill of adding two one-digit numbers without regrouping.

Land, River & Hispanic Settlements

Tierra, Río, y Asentamientos Hispanos.

The Poop about Manure

The Poop about Manure - This PowerPoint Slide Set is developed for the Lessons in Farm Safety, an interactive curriculum used to teach children about farm safety. Lessons in Farm Safety was developed by the Farm Safety & Health Program team at the University of Minnesota.

Commas for Everyone

Commas for Everyone - a downloadable PowerPoint presentation - This J. P. Honeycutt English teacher has created a PowerPoint presentation to share.  She writes, "This will take some space, but if you want a colorful PowerPoint lesson on how to use commas, go ahead, be my guest."

What was the Camino Real and how did it impact how people lived in Nuevo México?

In this lesson, students will learn about the history and importance of the Camino Real or Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (also known as the Chihuahua Trail), the road that led from Mexico City to the capital of Nuevo México, Santa Fe.

Grade Level: 4-7


Grade level: 2-4

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo, May 5th, is a national holiday for Mexico--second only to September 16, Independence Day. It was on this day, in 1862, that a small group of Mexican peasants, under the command of General Ignacio Zaragoza, bravely fought for their freedom against a regiment of 6,000 French soldiers under the command of Napoleon III.


El Dia de los Muertos 

Day of the Dead also called "Dia de los Muertos," is a holiday (or festival) which is celebrated in Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala, and other areas in Central and South America.

  Grade level: 4-5

Mexican Independence Day

September 16 is similar to July Fourth.

Grade Level: 3rd-5th

Mexico: Meet the Neighbors 

Mexico and the United States share a border and a history. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by introducing your students to their neighbors to the south!

  AskERIC lesson plans

Contains more than 2000 unique lesson plans which have been written and submitted to AskERIC by teachers from all over the United States and the world.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! 

Mexico and the United States share a border and a history. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by introducing your students to their neighbors to the south!


Hispanic Heritage - Introduction to Hispanic Culture


Lessons for Hispanic Heritage Month!

Each year from September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. Education World offers a dozen lessons to help students learn about the cultures and contributions of people of Hispanic heritage.

God's Eyes

A discussion of the history of the Huichole Indians will introduce the students to that culture (see attached sheet).  The Huicholes’ spirituality and religion tie in to the craft in that it is where the God’s Eye originates.


The Eagle Has Landed: Aztecs Find a Home

It is said that the Aztecs chose the site of their capital, Tenochtitlan, because of the presence of a bird perched on a cactus and eating a snake. In this lesson, students will learn about that ancient Aztec legend and about how Tenochtitlan became the site of modern-day Mexico City.

Grade Level: 3-5

This lesson plan requires student use of technology.

 La Comida Hispánica ¡Qué Deliciosa!

Students will learn about the various foods eaten in Hispanic countries through research on the internet to find authentic recipes of the countries.


Lesson Plans for Teaching About the Americas

Over 65 lesson plans dealing with Latin America, the Caribbean and culture studies.

  EFL/ESL Lessons and Lesson Plans 

EFL/ESL Lessons and Lesson Plans
From The Internet TESL Journal.


Hispanic Lesson Plans



Multicultural Lesson Plans



Lesson plans links



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Examples of Projects




Project sites



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PreK-2 Internet Resources


100th Day of School Celebration!

Hispanic History in the Americas

Latinos in History



Pinata Concentration Game



Meet 5 Young Inmigrants


My Heritage

We asked some Americans of Hispanic descent what their heritage means to them.

National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places is pleased to help foster the general public's awareness, understanding, and appreciation for Hispanic culture during National Hispanic Heritage Month.



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Specialized Sites

PowerPoint templates 

Free PowerPoint Templates!

Special Population Site

Provides links to a number of minority websites including organizations and associations, job searches, and career information.

PowerPoint templates

Free PowerPoint Templates!


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Clip Art



Spanish Clip Art


Clip art from Microsoft



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Free GIFs


Animation Factory

Free GIFs


Free GIFs


Flags 1

Animated Flags by Country

Flags 2

Animated US State Flags


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Native American Artists

Native American Artists


Artists and Biographies

Artists and Biographies



The Dali Museum


Jim Warren

Art & Frames


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