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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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Common (and Comical) Mix-ups When Learning Spanish
By     |    Feb 12, 2019
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Common (and Comical) Mix-ups When Learning Spanish

For English speakers who are trying to learn another language, cognates (words with the same origin) can be a big help! They look and sound similar, and often have very close meanings, so it’s easy to “fill in the blanks” with a guess when you don’t know a foreign word and are trying to express yourself. Even if you’ve never studied Spanish, you will surely catch words like adulto, imposible, […]

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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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Bilingual Babies:  Spanish Mommy and Me Class

Bilingual Babies: Spanish Mommy and Me Class

  Learning Language Naturally Do you remember how your child(ren) learned their first language? First, they heard and understood what you were saying to them, then began to respond appropriately (“Wave bye-bye” or “Blow kisses”). Soon, their babbling became a recognizable word or two. Over the next several months, you likely saw an explosion of single words, and then eventually two-three word phrases. Language progresses naturally when a child is […]

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Spanish Schoolhouse Preschool:  Now Open in Tomball, TX!

Spanish Schoolhouse Preschool: Now Open in Tomball, TX!

Spanish Schoolhouse opened its 18th Spanish immersion preschool in the Creekside neighborhood of Tomball this fall. We are beyond excited about expanding the availability of language immersion in the Houston area! The brand new facility at 26133 Kuykendahl Rd Ste A, Tomball, TX 77375 now offers full-time and part-time preschool enrollments as well as summer camp programs in June and July. Spacious and Warm  Our Tomball school’s location in a […]

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It’s Not Just Play!  Learning Centers Bring Concepts to Life
By     |    Dec 6, 2018
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It’s Not Just Play! Learning Centers Bring Concepts to Life

Little minds are bursting with potential and hungry to learn!  The more hands-on experiences children get, the more likely they are to develop a lifelong love of learning! One way we encourage this at Spanish Schoolhouse is through “centers.” Some centers, like Imagination Centers, are for self-guided exploration. They have designated spaces that encourage imagination, stimulate creativity, and challenge students to think and problem-solve. Learning Centers, on the other hand, […]

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Spanish Schoolhouse Spotlight:  Beatriz Gómez

Spanish Schoolhouse Spotlight: Beatriz Gómez

  From Colombia to the Heart of SSH Frisco If you’ve ever stepped foot into the Spanish Schoolhouse Frisco school, Director Beatriz Gómez needs no introduction! She is the spry and upbeat leader of the Frisco school who started with SSH the day we opened our first preschool doors and never left. “I love this school! It’s my home,” says Bea. A native of Medellín, Colombia, Bea moved to Texas […]

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Mi Escuela es Tu Escuela: A Warm Preschool Welcome
By     |    Oct 11, 2018
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Mi Escuela es Tu Escuela: A Warm Preschool Welcome

You’ve likely heard the Spanish saying, Mi casa es su casa (My home is your home). This is an expression of hospitality and welcome that epitomizes the Latin culture! At SSH, it sums up our desire for students and their families to feel at home in our schools. In fact, we embrace it in our mission statement – “to provide a warm, positive learning environment where children build confidence, self-esteem, […]

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Stars of the Week Shine Bright at Spanish Schoolhouse!
By     |    Sep 13, 2018
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Stars of the Week Shine Bright at Spanish Schoolhouse!

No two children are alike!  At Spanish Schoolhouse, we believe that each child is special in their own way.  We recognize and celebrate those differences throughout the year. One way that we shine a spotlight on each of our students is by giving them each a chance to be the STAR of the classroom for a week, a program we call Estrella de la Semana (Star of the Week).  Being the […]

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SSH After-School Spanish!  Language Learning for All Levels
By     |    Aug 16, 2018
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SSH After-School Spanish! Language Learning for All Levels

As fall approaches, parents are starting to think about after-school activities for their children.  The options are numerous: sports, music, dance, and art, to name just a few. All of these are enriching, but we’d like to throw out another option, which just happens to be our favorite topic, LANGUAGE LEARNING!  Why Spanish Classes? Extensive research shows that the early childhood and elementary years are when human brains are most […]

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