Browsing Category "Immersion Learning"
Spanish Accent Marks and Symbols:  Tips for Authentic Pronunciation
By     |    Mar 11, 2021
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Spanish Accent Marks and Symbols: Tips for Authentic Pronunciation

If you’re new to learning Spanish and want to sound more authentic in your pronunciation, SSH is here to help! Today, we’ll learn about Spanish accent marks and symbols.

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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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Director Spotlight – Gaby Martinez del Rio
By     |    Oct 28, 2020
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Director Spotlight – Gaby Martinez del Rio

Spanish Schoolhouse is often compared to a family.  But for SSH Castle Hills Director, Gaby Martinez del Rio, SSH means family in more ways than one!  It’s not only warm and loving like a family – for Gaby, Spanish Schoolhouse is also a family business!  Gaby co-owns the school with her mother, Gaby Ramirez.  In fact, her whole family has been in the business for more than 15 years!   Growing […]

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Raising a Bilingual Child – Questions, Myths, and Truth
By     |    Sep 14, 2020
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Raising a Bilingual Child – Questions, Myths, and Truth

You’ve done your research, checked the options, and decided to raise your child to be bilingual. If language immersion is new to you, chances are you had more than a few questions about the process. You’ve probably been questioned or cautioned by well-meaning friends or family about your plans. After all, there are lots of viewpoints on raising bilingual kids and people love to share their opinions! Awareness is certainly […]

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“¡Lávate bien las manos!”  Health and Safety Lingo for Little Ones
By     |    Aug 20, 2020
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“¡Lávate bien las manos!” Health and Safety Lingo for Little Ones

Adapting to new safety protocols can make school seem a little unfamiliar. At Spanish Schoolhouse, our directors, teachers, and our cheerful mascot, Periquito Azul, have fun ways to help keep children healthy and safe while keeping our environment warm, welcoming, and familiar.

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Director Spotlight – Adriana Castaño

Director Spotlight – Adriana Castaño

Director Adriana Castaño brings her creativity, positivity, and energy to Spanish Schoolhouse Sugar Land every day. Let's learn a little more about this dynamic director!

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A Cultural Summer Camp Experience at Spanish Schoolhouse!

A Cultural Summer Camp Experience at Spanish Schoolhouse!

It’s time to plan for Summer 2020!  Summer days can seem long when children don’t have their usual routines. No matter how hard you try to keep little ones entertained, they often seem to have energy for days!  Temperatures rise, the pools start feeling more like a luke-warm bath, and being in the A/C feels like the only option. It can be a challenge to find screen-free activities! Spanish Schoolhouse […]

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Mapping Your Child’s Route to Bilingualism
By     |    Jan 30, 2020
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Mapping Your Child’s Route to Bilingualism

When you first heard about Spanish Schoolhouse, you may have done some research on foreign language learning.  You probably found all kinds of terms like bilingual, dual-language, total immersion, two-way immersion, ESL, and transitional, heritage, or even developmental immersion. What the heck does all this mean and what is the best way for my child to learn?! Simply put, bilingual education is the pathway to understanding two languages (‘bi’ meaning […]

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The Makings of a Feliz Navidad!  Latin and Spanish Christmas Celebrations
By     |    Dec 16, 2019
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The Makings of a Feliz Navidad! Latin and Spanish Christmas Celebrations

Many people around the world deck the halls and exchange gifts on Christmas Day, but Spanish and Latino celebrations begin well before December 25, often lasting through the first week of January!  Let’s explore some of the festive ways Christmas is celebrated around the world… the Latin world, that is.  A Full Season of Celebrations Since more than 75% of Latin Americans and Spaniards are Catholic, celebrations tend to revolve […]

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Exploring the Spanish Speaking World:  Let’s Go to Spain!
By     |    Nov 21, 2019
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Exploring the Spanish Speaking World: Let’s Go to Spain!

As a Spanish preschool, our days are immersed in the Spanish language and culture. With our locations in Texas, however, it’s natural that most of our teachers come from Mexico and Central or South America, rather than from Spain.   Spain is, of course, the birthplace of the Spanish language and the inspiration for a lot of Latin America’s rich culture.  Let’s take a look at some of its highlights!  From […]

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