SP'19: Spanish Course for Early Childhood Educators
Engaging, meaningful, & interactive Spanish lessons for ECE. Just 1 click/week. Each lesson is short, sweet & useful!
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¡Bienvenidos a este curso único de español para educadores de la primera infancia! Welcome to this unique Spanish course for early childhood educators!
Do you want to be able to communicate with your Spanish speaking students and their families, but you don't have the time to attend a regular class for adults after a long day of work?
Or... Do you want to add Spanish into your classroom, but you don't know how to get started?
If so, I have designed this online course just for you! Sign up today!
Yes, the lessons provided in this course are short & effective, ranging from 10-15 minutes, so you can view them during your lunch break, before school, after school, or from the comfort of your home after a long day at word. Yes, you can complete this course from anywhere, anytime!
In addition, the content is meaningful so that you can use the songs, chants, and sentences provided in your classroom with your students, their families, and even your coworkers!
Afraid you will forget to watch lessons? No worries, you will receive reminders on when a new lesson is available.
Here's what you'll be getting once you sign up for this course...
1. Meaningful & useful content: This course included basic Spanish vocabulary & grammar, although, it also contains fun songs and chants you can use in your classroom with your students!
2. All lessons include a short video, a useful printable and a mini quiz to reinforced what we have learned together.
3. You will be taught by a qualified, dedicated, and energetic teacher who is a native speaker who has been training early childhood educators for almost four years.
Join our NEW online-community!
Become part of a new interactive online community. This group is exclusively for the educators who believe in the power of multicultural and multilingual awareness/acceptance in their classroom and are interested in being part of a supportive & accepting community.
This forum will be used for us to communicate with each other openly. Through this platform, members will share information regarding our concerns, goals, and ideas that could improve our classroom and, most importantly, our students' lives and education. Join us now!
So, if you are an educator who wishes to learn Spanish with Ms Denise... Sign up today! You must create an account to register.
I am a devoted mother of two and a passionate educator and entrepreneur who specializes in early childhood and elementary foreign language education. Most importantly, I just love what I do. Being an early childhood foreign language instructor and a business owner is one of the most rewarding things I have ever done, other than being a mother… luckily for me, I happen to be both!
I was born in Chile and moved to the United States during my senior year of High School. I attended Bradley University and focused my studies on early childhood education, cognitive and social psychology, child brain development, and art.
I realized that by combining my love for nurturing children with my passion for learning about new cultures, I could reach students in a way that went above and beyond ordinary language learning.
For the last 16 years I have owned, directed, and taught at Lingua Garden where I offer foreign language lessons nationwide (online classes and local families in Boulder, CO) to children and adults. I have dedicated my time to teaching Spanish & French, creating new and exciting foreign language curricula, training new teachers, developing foreign language educational software, and most importantly, spending quality time with my family.
Currently, professionally, I devote my time to develop engaging curriculum, teach online lessons to children from all over the country, teach local private/small group lessons, lead and facilitate conferences, workshops, & training for early childhood educators, nursing students and homeschooling families nationwide. When I am not working, I enjoy spending quality time with my husband & kids who are being raised bilingual and multicultural.
"I discovered Denise and Lingua Garden when my son was 3. He started attending the classes Denise ran in Peoria, IL. We were heartbroken when she relocated but we're able to continue the learning with Denise through her virtual classes. Ms. Denise is one of a kind- talented, vibrant, fun, entertaining and her classes are inspiring! She manages to keep my now-4-year old glued to her every word for the entire lesson - no small feat considering 4 year old's have the attention span of a fruit fly. I could not recommend her enough!"
- Toni Martiens, Current Online Participant
"The online lessons are great! They're the 'perfectest' lessons in the whole wide world! We learn a ton. I have notes that fill a whole page from each lesson! Ms. Denise is fantastic because we play with her even though she's on a screen. She's awesome! It's super duper fun! This is the BEST way to learn Spanish! Nobody could do better than her!"
- Son & Daughter from Taylor Family, Current Online Participants