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Isabel Mendoza nació en Cali (Colombia) una ciudad famosa por la alegría y el ambiente festivo de sus ciudadanos. Los colombianos llaman a Cali “la sucursal del cielo” y una de las mayores atracciones turísticas de...
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Anne Smieszny Silva is from Cincinnati, Ohio, where she was a synchronized swimmer for eight years. She began learning Spanish in middle school. She earned Bachelor’s degrees with Honors from the Ohio State...
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Patricia Acosta is from San Juan, Puerto Rico, where at age 8 she began to show her passion for education by teaching math to her (often unwilling) friends, classmates, neighbors and pets with the help...
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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

Sep 02 Buenos Aires, The Bookshop Capital of the World - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Buenos Aires BookstorePhotograph: Alamy

Buenos Aires has more bookshops per inhabitant than any other city in the world, according to a recent study by the World Cities Culture Forum. With a population of around 2.8 million, Argentina´s capital has at least 734 bookstores – roughly 25 bookshops for every 100,000 inhabitants. Worldwide, only Hong Kong comes close, with 22 bookshops per 100,000, followed by Madrid in a distant third with just 16 and compared to a mere 10 bookshops for every 100,000 for London.

Aug 30 You Can’t Do This Alone - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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By Angela Padron

Many schools offer an Open House for parents and students to attend before the start of the school year. This event allows parents and children to meet their teachers and see their classroom. You can also review rules, explain parts of the curriculum, and give parents an idea of what to expect this year. However, an open house is also a perfect opportunity to let parents know what their roles should be, and how their involvement in their children’s education beyond the classroom is really the key to their child’s success.

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Aug 24 A Welcoming Environment - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Decorating a classroom is a tedious task but a fun part of being a teacher. From bulletin boards to motivational posters, to incentive charts and centers, having a welcoming environment established for students is an integral part of any classroom.

First, decide on a theme for your class. Whether you choose animals, sports, Dr. Seuss, or any other theme, be consistent throughout the entire classroom to give an organized appearance. Create a bulletin board outside your classroom that can stay up for the first few weeks of school.

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Aug 20 The First Day of School - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

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