Speaking Spanish is a LIFE SKILL. In Southern California, It is a must!
Learning a second language has so many cognitive and social benefits. Research has proved it over the years, it helps develop critical and creative thinking which translates to all other areas of learning (like math or reading/writing in the first language).
At EDS students enjoy exploring and learning. They develop a strong foundation and confident speaking, reading and writing skills. Classes are designed for each group, adjusted to the age, likes, and group dynamics. Each session follows the same structure, and incorporates some of the following elements: songs & movement, videos, short stories, books and magazines, and cultural background.
For students with little or no previous exposure to the language.
GOAL. Students recognize and use daily use vocabulary, phrases, and verbs. They get familiar with Spanish phonics, and develop accurate pronunciation. They can read and write words and basic sentences.
For students with previous exposure to the language.
GOAL. Students have structured conversations and interact with each other in Spanish, using vocabulary, verbs and adjectives. They can read and write sentences.
For students who understand and speak the language (children with native speaker parents or consistent previous exposure).
GOAL. Students consolidate their oral proficiency, as they build their grammar knowledge and written skills.
For native speakers looking to consolidate their proficiency.
GOAL. Students consolidate their grammar knowledge and expertise, as well as their reading, writing and oral skills, at a bilingual level.
EDS MY CLASSROOM COLLABORATE WITH:
DUAL IMMERSION SCHOOLS:
Grand View Elementary
Coeur D'Alene Elementary
Wish Charter Elementary