Good Job Teacher

I recently had an amazing teaching moment at VIPKID.  It was one of those moments that remind you what teaching is all about.  The class didn’t start so well.  Just as class started, my little four year old student spilled his bottle of water.  I’m not sure exactly what was said, but I heard adult […]

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New Flashcards on TPT Store!

I have a whole new selection of flashcards available on my Teachers Pay Teachers Store!  I created these cards from a necessity for my ESL classes at VIPKID.  I had bought some cards at the Target Dollar Spot, but they weren’t quite what I wanted.  So, I made my own.  They were perfect to use […]

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Teaching Spanish at PandaTree

As much as I love teaching English as a Second Language online, I also love teaching Spanish.  I found a company that hires teachers to teach Spanish and Mandarin online… PandaTree.  I filled out the online application and sent in my resume.  Within a day, I had a response and a request for an interview. […]

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My VIPKID Adventure

After giving my resignation at my public school teaching job, I have been really trying to figure out what I’m going to do now.  At the moment, I am extremely burnt out of the public school situation and I really think I need at least a year off to get some of my energy back.  […]

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Teachers Pay Teachers Store is now LIVE

Today marks the birthday of our Teachers Pay Teachers Store!  Come celebrate with us and download our free product:  Spelling Test Paper – Hoja Para Examen de Ortografia I have used these test sheets in my classroom all year when we do spelling tests.  It makes it much easier to read and it doesn’t waste […]

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The “WHY” of My Bilingual Life

This project has been simmering in my brain for quite some time.  For several years now, I have wanted to put my resources up on Teachers Pay Teachers to share with others.  I don’t know why, but life kept getting in the way.  These last few months, I have been really disillusioned with the public […]

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My Bilingual Life

Welcome!  I am Twila Godinez.  I was born and raised in southern Illinois and learned Spanish when I caught a love of the language when we visited a mission in Mexico when I was in sixth grade.  I studied and practiced until I became fully bilingual.  I have done many things with my language skills […]

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