Top Five Reasons Parents Choose Spanish Schoolhouse
By     |    Jan 19, 2023
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Top Five Reasons Parents Choose Spanish Schoolhouse

At Spanish Schoolhouse, we’re driven by a mission we’re all proud of!  We work hard to make sure our students have the best preparation for future learning.  Every school day is filled with engaging experiences that inspire an appreciation for world languages and cultures.  At the same time, SSH kiddos are building excellent academic and social skills to set them up for success!  A trademark of our schools is our […]

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Bilingual Books –Double the Fun and Learning! 
By     |    Dec 21, 2022
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Bilingual Books –Double the Fun and Learning! 

With the release of our latest book in Spanish Schoolhouse’s series, Las Aventuras de Periquito Azul, we have a perfect opportunity to dive into the benefits of reading with your child and see how bilingual books can enhance your child’s learning even more!    The Comfort of a Reading Routine  In our fast-paced world, one of the joys of parenting is slowing down and snuggling up with our toddlers and preschoolers […]

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3 Tips for Perseverance in Bilingual Learning
By     |    Dec 2, 2022
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3 Tips for Perseverance in Bilingual Learning

It can be difficult to be patient in a world that loves instant gratification. Some things, however, take time to master. One of those things is the mastery of language. Don’t give up! You’ve already taken a step in the right direction of bilingual learning, by enrolling your child in Spanish Schoolhouse. Now you just have to practice the power of perseverance. Here are three valuable tips for when you […]

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Day of the Dead – A Celebration of Life!
By     |    Oct 24, 2022
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Day of the Dead – A Celebration of Life!

  Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, gained new attention with the younger generation when the movie “Coco” came out a few years ago. We all recall this movie with its catchy songs, bright colors, and heartfelt message that brought out the best of the Mexican culture while giving us a glimpse into the meaning behind this tradition.  Although this early November holiday is familiar to many, […]

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Cheers to Coffee!
By     |    Sep 30, 2022
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Cheers to Coffee!

At this time of year, many Spanish Schoolhouse preschool parents arrive at school to the welcoming aroma of freshly brewed coffee! In some of our schools, this is sampling time for an annual fundraiser when students sell custom-roasted bags of Latin American coffee. Other SSH schools sell tamales (another popular Latin American treat) but since October 1 is International Coffee Day, we thought it would be a perfect focus for this […]

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Creating a Love and Logic Environment at School (and Home!)
By     |    Aug 29, 2022
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Creating a Love and Logic Environment at School (and Home!)

Spanish Schoolhouse uses the Love and Logic® methodology to help promote healthy teacher-student relationships and positive school-wide discipline. The main goal of Love and Logic is to teach respect, self-respect, personal responsibility, and cooperation.  We use “love” in building positive relationships with the children, and allow the “logic” of natural consequences to do the teaching.

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¡Feliz Cumpleaños! Birthday Traditions in Latin America and Beyond!
By     |    Jun 13, 2022
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¡Feliz Cumpleaños! Birthday Traditions in Latin America and Beyond!

Birthdays are celebrated around the world!  But while singing a birthday song is almost universal, different countries have unique ways of celebrating the completion of another year. Read on for some fun and unusual birthday traditions in Latin America and beyond. 

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Director Spotlight – Rebeca Zambrano

Director Spotlight – Rebeca Zambrano

Friendly, supportive, strong, dedicated, positive, encouraging - these are just a few of the adjectives that describe Spanish Schoolhouse Rockwall owner and director, Rebeca Zambrano! Rebeca’s mission and passion are childhood education and sharing her cultural heritage. She couldn’t be prouder to be influencing generations of young learners! We chatted with Rebeca to learn more about her roots, her family of origin, and the family she has built through SSH.

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¿Cómo está el clima hoy?  Weather Expressions in Spanish
By     |    May 5, 2022
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¿Cómo está el clima hoy? Weather Expressions in Spanish

For our Spanish Schoolhouse preschoolers, the weather is an important concept we learn at Circle Time.  Seasons, calendars, and how to dress for the weather bring up fun conversations, especially when Texas sees unusual weather like our recent snowy winters! All sorts of vocabulary and weather expressions are introduced here. If you’re traveling in a Spanish-speaking country, it’s also handy to have a good grip on the lingo so you […]

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Spanish Tongue Twisters Make Learning Fun!

Spanish Tongue Twisters Make Learning Fun!

Spanish tongue twisters can help improve pronunciation, accent, fluency, and muscle memory while producing a lot of laughs along the way!

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