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A Peek Inside Spanish Schoolhouse

A Peek Inside Spanish Schoolhouse

Are you considering a language immersion experience for your preschooler? Or maybe you’ve registered for this fall and can’t wait?! Or perhaps you have a baby and are just exploring what is out there for language preschools? Language immersion is a unique experience and many families ask, “How can you throw my child into a class with a language he/she has never heard before? Won’t he/she be confused?” Of course, […]

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Survey Says…..  Parent Feedback makes us better!

Survey Says….. Parent Feedback makes us better!

Every year, we survey currently enrolled families about their opinions of our programs and ways we can improve.  We also survey parents of students who’ve graduated to ask about their transition to elementary school.  We beam with pride when we hear the success stories, and we take very seriously any suggestions for improvement.   Here’s a quick look at the survey results and a few of the changes we have made […]

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Away We Go for Summer Camp Fun!  ¡A Divertirse!
By     |    Apr 27, 2017
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Away We Go for Summer Camp Fun! ¡A Divertirse!

We are getting ready for summer fun, Latin style!  Preschool and Kindergarten academics give way to exciting topics like cowboys, ecology, beaches, and Latin festivals! We’ll dive into each themed camp, learning interesting facts and related vocabulary, all in Spanish, of course!  Take a peek! Your child can fly away to the Amazon and learn about pink dolphins, macaws, and moonflowers in our Treasures of the Rainforest camp, explore gauchos, […]

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Three Steps to Implementing Love and Logic
By     |    Feb 23, 2017
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Three Steps to Implementing Love and Logic

1. Show empathy! As silly as it seems to an adult, the color of a sippy cup can create a crisis for a child.  For that child, the crisis is real, so do not dismiss it.  Have a tender, meaningful, short phrase that you use consistently to change the mood from aggravation to showing empathy:  “That’s too bad,”  “Uh oh,” or “I know” can help your child calm down, feel […]

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Sharing from the Heart at Spanish Schoolhouse
By     |    Nov 17, 2016
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Sharing from the Heart at Spanish Schoolhouse

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgiving and ordinary opportunities into blessings.”  William Arthur Ward What a wonderful opportunity we have to discuss and model gratitude with our preschoolers and kindergartners during the month of November!  Our circle time conversations, art projects, and Thanksgiving feasts center on all the blessings we are thankful for this month.  In addition, Spanish Schoolhouse children and families are invited to share with those who […]

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Spanish Schoolhouse Opens Immersion Preschool in Round Rock, TX

Spanish Schoolhouse Opens Immersion Preschool in Round Rock, TX

Spanish Schoolhouse is coming to North Austin!  We are so excited to offer Spanish preschool immersion in Round Rock, TX!  Beginning October 17, 2016, our beautiful new campus at 4000 Sunrise Rd, Bldg. 2 will offer full-time and part-time preschool enrollment options, with the same high-quality curriculum and standards as our current fifteen locations in the Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston areas.  We cannot wait to help Austin area preschoolers […]

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Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference
By     |    Oct 6, 2016
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Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference

Congratulations! You have survived the first weeks of school: the drop-off anxiety, new teachers, new friends, and adjusting to the school routine! Your child is feeling more comfortable, but you may still have a few (or many!) questions about what exactly your child is learning and how he/she is doing all day at Spanish Schoolhouse! Parent-Teacher Conferences are a great opportunity for receiving and giving! As a parent, you want […]

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Spanish Schoolhouse Immersion Preschool Opens in Sugar Land, TX

Spanish Schoolhouse Immersion Preschool Opens in Sugar Land, TX

We are excited to be expanding our reach to offer preschool Spanish immersion in the Sugar Land, TX area! Beginning October 3, 2016, our beautiful new campus at 1120 Soldiers Field Drive in Sugar Land will offer full-time and part-time preschool enrollment options, with the same high quality curriculum and standards as our current fourteen locations in the Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston areas. Leading the Sugar Land school will […]

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Celebrando a los Abuelos / Celebrating Grandparents
By     |    Sep 8, 2016
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Celebrando a los Abuelos / Celebrating Grandparents

  September is an exciting time of the year with the “freshness” of a new school year and a hint of the coming fall season.  At Spanish Schoolhouse, it’s also a chance to focus on Hispanic Heritage and to honor some very special people in our lives… grandparents!  Every year in early September, our students love to invite their grandparents into the classroom for a simple but sweet ceremony to […]

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Spanish Schoolhouse New Family Q&A
By     |    Aug 15, 2016
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Spanish Schoolhouse New Family Q&A

A new school year is here, and if you are new to Spanish Schoolhouse and language immersion, you may have a few (or many!) questions about your little one’s upcoming school year. Here are a few frequently asked questions and answers that we hope will help! My child doesn’t speak any Spanish. Won’t he/she be confused? This is perhaps the most common question! Our program is designed for English-speaking children […]

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