All posts tagged “Spanish Immersion

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teacher feature: Silvia Núñez

“The pedagogy is now so very alive and new that, for example, the student, I now know, needs to hear a word used around 70 times [in context] in order to make it a part of their vocabulary. So, just imagine how much we need to do and the resources we need to have in order to make sure that students can learn new vocabulary.”

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expanding your cultural horizon

contributed by Cortney Housman Dan (my husband) and I, genuinely, wholeheartedly enjoy people; discovering more about their culture, upbringing, passions, character strengths/weaknesses, and their achievements.  We delight in witnessing the pleasantness of people living together in unity; exuding love, compassion and humility despite different races… Read More

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finding your parental communication groove: tools and meaningful practices for immersion educators

A teacher’s review of apps and communication platforms has gotten us thinking about how stellar immersion teachers communicate with families. What are the things that we see teachers doing in order to uphold the goals of their immersion programs, build and maintain rapport with families, and continue to foster a unified, collaborative culture?