SELF-STUDY: Spanish for Educators (5 hours)

 
“Learn to effectively manage a classroom of ‘Spanglish’ speakers.”
Course Description:
A classroom is a place where all students must feel accepted and involved. Non-Spanish speaking teachers may need to make an  extra effort to involve Spanish-speaking students in the classroom. Learning to communicate with students in their language is one way to […]

FACILITATED: Spanish for Educators (15 clock hours)

A primer for non-Spanish speaking teachers to communicate with families and their children who speak Spanish as a first language. Teachers will be introduced to general vocabulary and phrases that assist with understanding in the classroom as well as throughout a school environment.
Use tools for translation of materials and receive template […]

Teacher Tip on Spanish Names

Teacher Tip on Spanish Names

Now that you’re able to pronounce students’ names in Spanish, following is a note about the culture.
In Latin America and Spain everyone has two last names. One is paternal and the other is maternal. The last name of the father is first and the last name of the mother is second.
Many teachers make the mistake […]

Teaching Tip: Pronouncing Spanish Names

Imagine the first day of class and being able to pronounce all of your student’s names with confidence. In this section, we’ll examine the Spanish alphabet (el alfabeto or el abecedario) by focusing on pronunciation of the sounds made by each letter. It is recommended to practice repeating these sounds aloud several times.
The vowels […]

Teaching Tip: The Spanish Alphabet

Teaching Tip: The Spanish Alphabet

The Spanish alphabet once had 30 letters. In addition to the 26 letters of the English alphabet, Spanish also included the CH, LL, RR and the Ñ.

But, several years ago three of these letters were eliminated from the alphabet and today only the Ñ remains. The post-1994 Spanish alphabet is made up of […]

Online Continuing Education for Teachers

“This is the most fun I’ve ever had in an online class…”
Spanish for Teachers is a primer for non-Spanish speaking teachers to communicate with students and their families who speak Spanish as a first language. Teachers will be introduced to general vocabulary and phrases that assist with understanding in the classroom as well as throughout […]

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