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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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Mario A. Nuñez loves Madrid… and when in Madrid, he does what the Madrileños do…eat tapas “con locura”! Somehow he also finds time to go to the museums and cultural sites…
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Angela Padron is originally from Freehold, New Jersey where she grew up in a bicultural household. She had the best of both worlds learning about her mother’s English heritage and her father’s...
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María Treviño loves to travel. Visiting Spanish-speaking countries brings her greatest satisfaction. It’s impossible for her to choose one location as each city has its own special attraction. She loves to...
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Evelyn Silva nació en la pequeña y hermosa ciudad de Cienfuegos, situada en el centro-sur de la isla de Cuba. Amante del olor del mar y del sonido de las olas al chocar con los muros, Evelyn emigró a...
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It's that time of year again, and we are happy to celebrate the holidays with all our Spanish teachers.  Keep coming back during December for holiday activities and articles, including information about interesting holiday traditions and celebrations in Latin America.

Dec 22 Middle School Spanish, Some Considerations - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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By Maria J. Treviño

Implementing a Spanish program has many pluses.  Not only are the students learning a second language, but they are also expanding their horizons beyond their school and home environments.  Students learn to appreciate other cultures as they begin their journey through the Americas. Beginning language study in middle school permits students the opportunity to enroll in higher-level Spanish courses in high school allowing them to extend their language learning sequence that helps them attain a greater level of proficiency in Spanish.

Dec 19 The Santillana USA team wishes you... - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Dec 18 El Tió de Nadal - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Dec 16 Las Parrandas de Remedios - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Evelyn Silva

Las fiestas y tradiciones son eslabones importantes en la formación de las culturas. Las celebraciones nos conectan con una parte desconocida de nuestra historia y nos hacen revivir tradiciones. Las Parrandas de Remedios es una de las celebraciones más antiguas de la historia de Cuba. Situado en al noreste de de la provincia de Villa Clara, Remedios fue la octava villa fundada por los españoles en 1513. Sus calles adoquinadas atesoran siglos de historias y leyendas.

 

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