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SSH Director Spotlight: Marie Gómez

SSH Director Spotlight: Marie Gómez

You can feel the energy at Spanish Schoolhouse Keller!  Each and every day the teachers bring their special enthusiasm, which makes the students excited to see what’s in store for them.  That kind of spirit comes from the top and trickles down. SSH Keller’s director, Marielbi (Marie) Gómez, leads her team with positivity so that together they can reach the high standards she sets for her school. Marie is as […]

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Spanish Schoolhouse:  Then and Now

Spanish Schoolhouse: Then and Now

This year, we are celebrating 20 years of language, love, and learning at Spanish Schoolhouse.  Anniversaries are a time to reflect on where we’ve been, and at SSH, we’ve been taking a walk down memory lane.  We are so proud to have educated over 15,000 students! We reached out to some of our early students to see how language learning in early childhood has impacted them as they continue on to middle school, high school, and even college! 

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Sharing Culture and Language Through Song
By     |    Sep 16, 2019
Posted in: Childhood Education, Immersion Learning, Latin Culture, Spanish Schoolhouse     |    2 Comments

Sharing Culture and Language Through Song

“🎵 ¡Hola amigos! ¿Como está usted? Estoy muy feliz de verlo a usted.” 🎵🎵 Every day at Spanish Schoolhouse, we work to create a cultural experience  for our students and their families. One way we achieve this is through music.  Come at any time of day and you’ll hear teachers singing, dancing, and putting fun motions to popular Latin nursery rhymes. Even at naptime you’re likely to hear soft lullabies […]

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Have Questions About Spanish Immersion?  We’ve Got Answers!
By     |    Aug 15, 2019
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Have Questions About Spanish Immersion? We’ve Got Answers!

If you’re new to language immersion, you likely have a few questions, curiosities, or even fears about the process. After 20 years in the language learning business, we’ve got you covered with the answers you need to know about the wonderful journey you and your child are about to begin. ¿Qué?/What?  What Exactly is Spanish Immersion? It’s not so mysterious!  Immersion simply means being surrounded by a language so it […]

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The Amazing Biodiversity of the Amazon Rainforest
By     |    Jul 15, 2019
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The Amazing Biodiversity of the Amazon Rainforest

¿Sabias qué? Did you know? Every summer, we offer various camp themes for our campers to dive into!  They participate in fun activities, learning new facts and vocabulary for each theme.  Our Amazon Rainforest camp theme is always a favorite! With a little imagination, we can take campers on a rainforest adventure all from the comfort of our own schools.  As we “fly” over the Amazon, we show children why […]

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Bringing Culture to Life – Spanish Schoolhouse Shows

Bringing Culture to Life – Spanish Schoolhouse Shows

The lights are dimmed, the audience is packed with proud parents, and you hear those magic words, “¡Música Maestro!”  As the Welcome Song begins, our students excitedly make their way up the aisles waving their hands.  The words of the song invite the audience into the experience! “Ha llegado  el momento de empezar el show.  Si cantamos, si bailamos, será para vos. Encontramos un amigo en cada canción.  Es hora […]

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Behind the Scenes – The Lesson Planning Process
By     |    May 6, 2019
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Behind the Scenes – The Lesson Planning Process

As educators, we have the opportunity to see the potential in each student.  We are able to guide them in fun and loving ways toward learning lifelong skills. At Spanish Schoolhouse, it is our mission is to prepare children for academic excellence while exposing them to the Spanish language and culture.  We do this in a positive learning environment where we inspire children to be global citizens. To achieve these […]

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Director Spotlight:  Jennifer Granadillo

Director Spotlight: Jennifer Granadillo

A Leader with Heart The first thing you notice when you meet SSH Coppell director Jennifer Granadillo is her smile! It comes from deep within and radiates the positivity with which she greets each day. And it’s contagious! Just try not to smile after being welcomed into Spanish Schoolhouse by Jennifer. It’s nearly impossible! Let’s Learn a Little Bit More About Her! Jennifer is a proud native of Caracas, Venezuela. […]

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The Bilingual Kindergarten Journey at Spanish Schoolhouse
By     |    Feb 27, 2019
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The Bilingual Kindergarten Journey at Spanish Schoolhouse

When it’s time for your child to start Kindergarten, there are many choices! You may be considering public/charter schools, private options, or even homeschooling. While there are benefits to each option, we’d like to share a few of the unique advantages of Bilingual Kindergarten at Spanish Schoolhouse. The Language Advantage One of the obvious gifts of Kinder at SSH is continuing language immersion. Our preschoolers who have been with us […]

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Fulfilling the Spanish Schoolhouse Mission
By     |    Jan 31, 2019
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Fulfilling the Spanish Schoolhouse Mission

It’s a new year and a time to take a fresh look at our goals! At Spanish Schoolhouse, we set some pretty huge goals, which are summed up in our four-part Mission Statement. Let’s take a look at what those goals are and how we plan to keep on meeting and exceeding them! Academic Excellence – Spanish Schoolhouse prepares students for formal education by encouraging academic excellence and inspiring a […]

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