Preschoolers learn about Latin American art

Preschoolers learn about Latin American art

  One of the parents’ and students’ favorite events every year at Spanish Schoolhouse, is the  Latin American Art Expo.  Each class learns about a different Latin artist, their background, and their style of art.  They are introduced to one of the artist’s famous works, and then the students have the opportunity to create their own version of the “obra” (artwork).   The students work with various colors, tools, and […]

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Spanish Schoolhouse Keller Brings Produce to Seniors
By     |    Nov 12, 2012
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Spanish Schoolhouse Keller Brings Produce to Seniors

In Spring 2012, Spanish Schoolhouse Keller unveiled the outdoor “Jardin”  (Garden) and Science Center which is a successful partnership with Meals on Wheels and the Keller Farmers Market!  The children have planted fruits and vegetables and are responsible for their daily care and growth.  Twice a year the children will pick the “fruits” of their labor;  and through a fun and interactive pretend “Mercado” they will sell/donate the items to […]

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Quick Tips of a Safe and Happy Halloween
By     |    Oct 25, 2012
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Quick Tips of a Safe and Happy Halloween

It is that time of year.  Kids will dress up in their favorite costumes and go out and about trick or treating.  Halloween can be a lot of fun for parents and kids.  For a safe and fun Halloween, here are a few tips to think about this year. Make sure the costume is a good fit – When purchasing or making your child’s costume, keep in mind how the […]

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Spanish Schoolhouse Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month
By     |    Oct 5, 2012
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Spanish Schoolhouse Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

We are currently celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month at all of our schools. National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15th – October 15th. On September 15th, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaraqua all celebrate their independence. Mexico celebrates its independence on the 16th while Chile celebrates its independence on the 18th of September. During this time, we will be celebrating Hispanics who have made an impact on […]

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By     |    Aug 29, 2012
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School Specific Sites

Spanish Schoolhouse has now added school specific sites for each of its locations.  This give you the opportunity to go straight to your local schools website, to learn a little about the school, the directors, the curriculum, see a few photos, and quickly look up the contact information.  To signup for classes, you will still visit the main site.  This can be done either through links on the school specific […]

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Summer Olympics
By     |    Jul 25, 2012
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Summer Olympics

The summer Olympics are here! For the next few weeks, people will watch their favorite sports and cheer for their country.  It is a very exciting time for those in the world of sports. The Olympics are also a great time to engage your child in learning about the world.  Since the Olympics have representatives from so many countries, it is an opportunity for your child to see the many […]

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Spanish Schoolhouse Summer Camps
By     |    Jun 1, 2012
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Spanish Schoolhouse Summer Camps

Summertime is upon us.  It is time to enjoy the summer with the family.  Warm weather, sunshine and lots of time on your kids hands now that school is out.  If you are looking for something for your kids this summer, check out our Summer Camps. Our summer camps will iimmerse your child in the Spanish language and culture.  Activities include crafts, games music and fun…all in the Spanish language […]

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By     |    May 16, 2012
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Does Being Bilingual Increase Your Ability to Pay Attention?

A recent Wall Street Journal Blog article cited a study by Northwestern University researchers that links increased attention span to bilingual speaking people. Here is an excerpt from the article. Now, in a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at Northwestern University for the first time have documented differences in how the bilingual brain processes the sounds of speech, compared with those who speak […]

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Quick Tour of Spanish Schoolhouse
By     |    Apr 18, 2012
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Quick Tour of Spanish Schoolhouse

Learn the Language. Experience the Culture. Create the Future!  If a picture is worth a thousand words, what’s a video worth?  See for yourself the development of some of our students.  Our children learn to master fine and gross motor skills, manners and social interaction and we help children gain independence with life skills.  This difference is that it is done in Spanish! Check out our quick tour here.   […]

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What are Parents Saying?
By     |    Apr 18, 2012
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What are Parents Saying?

I know, we can talk all day long about our philosophies and what we think of Spanish Schoolhouse.  But…what about what others say?  Sometimes I’m leery of testimonials that are just written, as I wonder if there is a face behind the writing.  What we’ve done for you is put together a video of real parents of our students.  No, they aren’t actors and actresses or just pretty faces…they are […]

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