We have taught High School Spanish levels 1, 2, 3, and 4AP, as well as Preschool Spanish and Business and Conversational Spanish classes for adults. We have also taught college Grammar and Conversation courses. We have directed Spanish Camps for elementary students for many years. We are published authors and Spanish text editors and evaluators. We are also both Nationally Board Certified Teachers (WLOE).
We plan lessons with an emphasis on students applying learned material in real-world situations. We also use many songs, chants, technology tools, and interactive activities to motivate our students.
Great American Teacher Award Honoree, National Board Certified Teachers, 2006 Disney Teacher Honoree
Spanish Education degrees, Masters degrees in School and Clinical Counseling,
Published Materials include numerous books and activity packets filled with creative and effective teaching strategies, speaking and writing activities, games, and ideas to motivate students of all ages. Many of these ideas are illustrated on the website, www.sparkenthusiasm.com.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Specialty, Math, Science, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History, World Language, Spanish, Arts & Music, EFL - ESL - ELD, Foreign Languages, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Life Skills, Religion, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Economics , Character Education, ESL / ELL / EFL, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Easter, Classroom Community, Hispanic Heritage Month