Resources for Teaching Spanish as a Heritage Language

María Luisa Parra
2017 Informes del Observatorio / Observatorio Reports  
This brief report describes several textbooks, academic volumes, and online resources designed by and written for instructors who teach Spanish as a heritage language, as well as researchers who work in this field. It emphasizes the importance of both pedagogical and ideological considerations when selecting a textbook for Latino students of Spanish. The report concludes that although textbooks are important, they are one of several resources that make up a successful language class. It is
more » ... tial the way instructors integrate their teaching materials with their daily classroom practices, in accordance with their students' strengths and needs, as well as with their own disciplinary knowledge.
doi:10.15427/or032-06/2017en fatcat:2aqukexbebcdxmz5cllpaoqcye