On this day, April 23, speakers of Spanish around the world celebrate “El Día del Idioma Español“. It is a tribute to Spain’s best-known writer, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, who died 402 years ago.
A study investigates the female characters of the author of Don Quixote, models ahead of their time. Cervantes did not conceive many treasures greater than that of freedom, one of the core concepts of his work and his life.
Dual language immersion programs provide powerful opportunities to strengthen children’s cognitive potential through deliberate literacy development in two languages and exposure to rich cultural and language experiences.
For almost a decade, students at W.H. Owen Elementary have learned core subjects (reading, writing, social studies, math) in Spanish, starting when they are in Kindergarten. Students experience meaningful language learning, while exploring cultures from around the world.
Conversations in the Observatory: Hispania's Centenary Issue: Visionary Essays Point to the future of rteaching Spanish. The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) recently published a special issue of Hispania (100.5) to celebrate the centennial of the Association’s founding (1917).