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Sonrisas Elementary Spanish Blog · 2M ago

How To Encourage Students To Practice Spanish At Home

When teaching a middle school or elementary Spanish curriculum, it is easy to worry that your students will leave their knowledge in the classroom. Second language acquisition takes constant...
Sonrisas Elementary Spanish Blog · 2M ago

Expand Your Child’s Mind With A Second Language: Why Spanish?

You want your child to grow up to be happy, healthy and successful. You also want to be able to give them the resources, protection, and love that they need to be able to take advantage of e...
Sonrisas Elementary Spanish Blog · 2M ago

How To Get Parents Involved In Your Classroom’s Spanish Curriculum

As you begin your Spanish curriculum lessons for preschool or elementary school students, it’s important to encourage learning outside of the classroom as well. While children younger than e...
Sonrisas Elementary Spanish Blog · 2M ago

Common Language Learning Challenges And How Kids Can Overcome Them

Your elementary-aged students are in a prime opportunity to learn a second language. Between the ages of eight and 12, they begin to lose the ability to learn and produce foreign sounds, mak...
Sonrisas Elementary Spanish Blog · 2M ago

Why Today’s Young Students Need To Learn Spanish

Our country’s cultural makeup is always changing, which means that being bilingual is an invaluable skill for your students to have. As an educator, you can prepare your classroom for the fu...
Sonrisas Elementary Spanish Blog · 2M ago

Spanish In The United States: Why It’s Not A ‘Foreign’ Language

As a parent or educator, it’s your job to get children ready for the future. And for many students, the future may be multilingual. The United States has long been known as a mix of cultures...
Sonrisas Elementary Spanish Blog · 2M ago

Supplement Your Spanish Curriculum With These Kinesthetic Learning Techniques

Teaching a second language to young children has a higher risk for success than teaching older children. This is because a child’s ability to pronounce new sounds and learn grammar rules is ...
Sonrisas Elementary Spanish Blog · 2M ago

How To Use All Five Senses To Teach A Foreign Language

Much of the time, learning is multi sensory experience. With the right tools and lesson plans, you can engage all five of the senses in your elementary or preschool classroom. And language i...
Sonrisas Elementary Spanish Blog · 2M ago

How To Keep Young Language Learners Focused On Conversation

When launching a beginning Spanish curriculum in your classroom, getting your students to focus can be the most difficult part. This is especially true when it comes to conversation practice...
Sonrisas Elementary Spanish Blog · 2M ago

Make Connections with Your Students

One of the things I love about the first part of the school year is getting to know my students. With each new class, I get to meet a whole new group of individual children with their indivi...