Browsing Category "Immersion Learning"
Spanish Summer Camps
By     |    May 12, 2015
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Spanish Summer Camps

 Summertime in Texas!  Long, hot hours to fill, with kids who would gladly stay glued to a screen in the air conditioning all day if we’d let them.   What’s a parent to do?  We’d all like to keep our kids’ brains engaged over the summer.  Summer camp options abound, from sports, to science, art, music, and more.  Wouldn’t you love to find a summer camp that combines all of these?  […]

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Christmas Celebrations in Latin America
By     |    Dec 9, 2013
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Christmas Celebrations in Latin America

At Spanish Schoolhouse, students not only learn the Spanish language, but also experience the warm culture and traditions of the Latin community.  Here are a few of the Latin Christmas traditions they learn about. Did you know that, on December 7, Colombia celebrates Dia de las Velitas (Day of the Little Candles)?    On Dia de las Velitas, people place candles and luminaries all along the streets, outside their homes […]

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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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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     |    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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Spanish Schoolhouse on Good Morning Texas!
By     |    Apr 18, 2012
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Spanish Schoolhouse on Good Morning Texas!

Good Morning Texas! Yep, in March of 2009, Spanish Schoolhouse was on Good Morning Texas during the Dallas Kids Expo.  You don’t want to miss out on seeing one of our Founding Owners, Vicki Williams, explain what Spanish immersion is about to Kristin Mitchell.  We know if your child doesn’t go here, or you don’t have a friend’s kid that goes here, it is a little hard to believe. 

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Top 10 Reasons Parents Choose Spanish Schoolhouse
By     |    Apr 16, 2012
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Top 10 Reasons Parents Choose Spanish Schoolhouse

If you’re on this blog reading about Spanish Schoolhouse, you have probably already heard of the benefits of Spanish Schoolhouse.  But, just in case you want to know OUR top 10 reasons, we have a video put together for you.  There are plenty of preschools nearby for you to choose from for your precious darlings.  However, choosing between them is not the easiest task.  You want the best for your […]

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