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Are you interested in learning Spanish but need a more structured course to help you get started? I have a great beginning Spanish curriculum that is ideal for the school-age or adult learner. The focus of the curriculum is to learn the basics to actually communicate in the language. Lessons are fun and are infused with language and culture. Contact me for more information on the classes I offer and how I can cater to your individual learning needs.

In my teaching, I have seen that lessons can be fun when:   1) An application is applied to the learning.        -ex.  when I can see that material that I am learning now has application to what I will be doing in my life this week, month, year, life.   2) When the concept makes the problem solving easy.       -ex. When I can understand what is causing the frustration or making it hard, and taking that obstacle away by knowing how to work the problem in effective manner.   3) Humor       - laughing is a great why to take the edge off of homework.  Make it fun by poking fun into it. Laugh about it.   4) Making the most out of the homework to see how you can breathe some life into something that is dull and lifeless.     -ex. some homework assignments have the ability (especially writing) to make it more than just learning how to write sentences;... read more

One thing that I know is that learning is a process. When we say “it takes a village” well, quite frankly, that may not even be enough people! Not to fear! Many of us already have that village. Support networks are embed in the communities we live in, the family members, peers, and mentors who push us to thrive. What it comes down to is learning how to effectively engage that network in order to have scholastic success and advance your learning. As both teachers and students of learning, the first step is to surround oneself with a network of people committed to engagement and volunteerism for the benefit of social good in the community. This is an integral space for all levels and types of learners to share and connect. In highly professionalized environments, having a learning network is essential to those who wish to ground themselves in a safe space for knowledge acquisition as well as fostering lifelong relationships with people who share similar... read more

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