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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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Los cinco aspectos más gratificantes de la enseñanza en Spanish Schoolhouse

Los cinco aspectos más gratificantes de la enseñanza en Spanish Schoolhouse

(You can find the English version of this post directly below the Spanish “Five Best Reasons to Work at Spanish Schoolhouse.”) ¿No sería genial ir a trabajar todos los días a un lugar en el que te sientas como en casa?  ¿Con compañeros de trabajo (y clientes) con los que te sientas como en familia?  Si esto suena atractivo y tienes pasión por la educación, Spanish Schoolhouse puede ser el […]

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Giving Thanks and Giving Back: Learning through Community Service
By     |    Nov 16, 2021
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Giving Thanks and Giving Back: Learning through Community Service

The best way to learn is by doing! This November, as we do each year, our Spanish Schoolhouse students are undertaking hands-on service projects to benefit those in need. Learning about community service is a focus throughout the month. Every school chooses one or more organizations/causes to support. The children love to learn about others and are so eager to help. Their giving hearts are truly an inspiration to us all!

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Taking Big Steps Forward at SSH Fort Worth

Taking Big Steps Forward at SSH Fort Worth

The new school year brings exciting celebrations for Spanish Schoolhouse Fort Worth, including a new building and a 10-year anniversary! As they settled into their new digs, we took a few moments to reflect with owners Dusty Gotcher and Yolanda Armas on where they’ve been in the past decade and what their goals are for the next one!

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Spanish Schoolhouse FAQs for New Families

Spanish Schoolhouse FAQs for New Families

New lunch boxes, backpacks, uniforms, and the excitement of meeting new teachers and friends! It’s “Back to School” time, and like every August, this is a time of many questions, especially for new families at Spanish Schoolhouse. We’ve been welcoming students back to school for over 20 years now, so don’t worry… we have answers to all those FAQs (frequently asked questions)! My child doesn’t speak any Spanish. How will […]

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Raising Global Citizens at Spanish Schoolhouse

Raising Global Citizens at Spanish Schoolhouse

What are the most important factors when choosing a preschool? As a parent, you’re likely interested in the quality of the curriculum, student:teacher ratios, convenience to your home or work, and affordability. But in today’s interconnected world, a new priority is emerging for families searching for preschool and childcare – global perspective. Parents want their children to be exposed to cultural diversity and different ways of thinking. They value giving […]

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The ABCs and 123s of English Class at Spanish Schoolhouse
By     |    Feb 12, 2021
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The ABCs and 123s of English Class at Spanish Schoolhouse

Preparing Bilingual Learners for Kindergarten As a Spanish immersion school, we primarily teach in Spanish, but we know it’s essential for preschoolers to have a strong English foundation too. One of our experts on this subject is Kari Aguilar.  Allow us to introduce her! Mrs. Kari is a familiar face to many Spanish Schoolhouse parents. She’s the bubbly, energetic star (and creator/editor) of this year’s SSH Preschool English videos!  We […]

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Seven Ways Parents Can Learn Spanish Along with Their Kids
By     |    Jan 19, 2021
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Seven Ways Parents Can Learn Spanish Along with Their Kids

Welcome, 2021! (and ¡Adiós, 2020!)  We’ve never been more eager to see the end of an old year and the start of a new one!  If part of your fresh start to 2021 is to improve your Spanish, we’re here to help. Whether you have lofty goals or just want to be able to keep up with your Spanish Schoolhouse preschooler, here are seven easy ways parents can learn Spanish […]

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