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Giving Beyond Borders through My Small Help
By     |    Oct 29, 2015
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Giving Beyond Borders through My Small Help

During the month of November, Spanish Schoolhouse classes  will focus on being thankful for what we have, and on giving back through community service. Students will participate in projects for their local communities (details in a future blog post!).   Spanish Schoolhouse, as a company, is following the lead of the students, and giving back to a part of the Latin community in extreme need, specifically in Peru. In 2014, […]

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World Teacher Day – Thank a Teacher!!
By     |    Oct 5, 2015
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World Teacher Day – Thank a Teacher!!

The United Nations’ World Teacher’s Day celebrates the work of teachers and their contributions to society. It is observed on October 5 each year. The theme for 2015 is “Empowering teachers, building sustainable societies.”  #worldteachersday

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Second Language Acquisition in Preschoolers
By     |    Aug 25, 2015
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Second Language Acquisition in Preschoolers

The Amazing Process of Language Acquisition in Preschoolers Many parents that are new to Spanish Schoolhouse wonder how their child will learn the language, and how the process will unfold.  Much of the research on second language acquisition in early childhood relates to English language learners in the classroom, however, our experience shows that most of the same principles apply to SSH students learning Spanish. The article below details some […]

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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 Summer Camps
By     |    Jun 1, 2012
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Spanish Schoolhouse Summer Camps

Summertime is upon us.  It is time to enjoy the summer with the family.  Warm weather, sunshine and lots of time on your kids hands now that school is out.  If you are looking for something for your kids this summer, check out our Summer Camps. Our summer camps will iimmerse your child in the Spanish language and culture.  Activities include crafts, games music and fun…all in the Spanish language […]

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