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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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Exploring the Spanish Speaking World: ¡Vamos a las Islas Galápagos!
By     |    Feb 28, 2022
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Exploring the Spanish Speaking World: ¡Vamos a las Islas Galápagos!

We know Spanish Schoolhouse families love to expose their children to the world. If you’re looking for a travel adventure full of spectacular scenery, history, and unique wildlife in a Spanish-speaking country, take a little peek at the fascinating Galapagos Islands. 

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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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By     |    Dec 16, 2021
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Parrandas and Aguinaldos – Celebrating the Holidays, Puerto Rican Style!

Puerto Ricans have the longest holiday season in the world, filled with fun and festive traditions. Today we'll take a look at the special music called aguinaldos and the moving parties - parrandas!

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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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Director Spotlight – Patty Nuñez
By     |    Oct 14, 2021
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Director Spotlight – Patty Nuñez

Spanish Schoolhouse Flower Mound Director Patty Nuñez found her calling and her passion in helping create the next generation of bilinguals!

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Hispanic Heritage with Kids: Crafts and Treats
By     |    Sep 27, 2021
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Hispanic Heritage with Kids: Crafts and Treats

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with your kids can be simple and fun. Try an easy craft or a frozen treat to bring a little Latin flavor this month!

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