Celebremos, Let’s Celebrate

As previously discussed Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept 15-Oct. I felt that it would be a great opportunity to  give learners the opportunity to research Independence Day celebrations from Spanish speaking countries and compare it to how they celebrate . It was very neat to see them get involved and have deep discussions about…

Yo me llamo… My name is…

I finally got to see the kiddos and we had lots of fun. I was very happy that many kindergarteners walked in saying “Hola” with confidence and pride. Here is the breakdown of activities. Kinder-Fifth Grade I welcomed them to class with either an interactive game that would allow us to introduce each other in…

Septiembre-Hispanic Heritage Month

September  15 through October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month. Americans observe it by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. I will be talking about famous  Hispanic/Latino Americans through out the month and making connections to our IB world. Learners will…

¡Bienvenidos!

Welcome to this new school year and to Spanish at Pinkerton. I am very excited to begin exposing our learners to the Spanish language and the culture of Spanish speaking countries. A little bit about myself:  My name is Narda Holguin (Señora Holguín) and this is my second year at Pinkerton Elementary as the Spanish Teacher/ESL…