Back in 1995, the principal at John Kelley School in Thermal, California, hired as a full-time teacher someone who was merely inquiring about a substitute teaching job. The candidate had a doctorate and was fluent in Spanish, but lacked a California teaching credential. He applied for and received an emergency credential and for the next […]
A high school Spanish teacher and an 18-year-old student from Fairfax County, Va., were arrested after working together to steal a case of beer from a gas station on Oct. 10, and then found at the teacher’s home with illegal narcotics, police said.
Charlie "The Spaniard" Brenneman is a professional mixed martial arts fighter, speaker, mentor and autho of Driven: My Unlikely Journey from Classroom to Cage. A former junior high Spanish teacher, The Spaniard left his job to pursue...Show More Summary
A teacher at Emerson Elementary School in Berwyn, Illinois, who punished English-learners for speaking Spanish in class, has resigned. She repeatedly made her third-grade students who spoke Spanish sit on the floor, separated from others.
The third-grade Berwyn, Illinois teacher that punished her students for speaking Spanish in her classroom has now resigned. She reportedly forced students speaking Spanish to sit on the floor and away from other students. According to WLS News, more than 80 percent of the students in the Berwyn...
In high school, my Spanish teacher was retired but said he enjoyed working so he continued to teach part-time. Back then, I thought he was nuts, but there’s a solid case to be made for working after retirement. Read more...
It's the first period of the first day of my freshman year of high school. Spanish class. Mr. Archuleta, a man who I had not yet met, walks through the door as the bell rings. "El reloj," he says as he points to the clock. Thirty confused 15-year olds stare back at him. Show More Summary
Woman Who Doesn’t Speak Spanish Sues School For Denying Her Job As Spanish Teacher Would you expect to get a job that require you to speak a foreign language if you don’t speak the language? According to Miami New Times
A teacher in Florida is suing the Miami-Dade County School Board for race discrimination after she was turned down for a position in the district’s Extended Foreign Language program because she does not speak a foreign language. ¡Ay! ¡Esta guera es loca! Read more...
A third-grade teacher “says the Miami-Dade County School Board discriminated against her by not hiring her for a job. One requirement of the position? Teaching an hour of Spanish per day….Her complaint says the school could have given...Show More Summary
We're a little worried about Elmo. Yes, he's fuzzy and adorable and all of the teachers love him, but we really need to start thinking about Elmo's future once he leaves Sesame Street. Can Elmo really survive the global economy? So to help him out, we've brought in a special ... More »
Occasionally we struggle to find the words during difficult moments. It’s even harder to find the words if you need to say them in another language. Thankfully, Gay Spanish Teacher Julian Eternal and Michael Grammar are here to help. Your lesso… Read The post Instagram’s Gay Spanish Teacher Has a Phrase We All Need to Learn: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Turner High School's Spanish teacher Andrew Ward knows how to make a consistent entrance. Each and every day, the Kansas City language instructor walks into the classroom with his arms wide open and greets his students with a warm "buenos...Show More Summary
Andrew Ward's energetic greetings have turned him into an online star. The Spanish teacher at Turner High School in Kansas City, Kansas, begins each class by walking into the room and declaring "buenos dias" to his students. What Ward...Show More Summary
Teachers are like actors: the bigger the entrance, the more people will applaud. Students at Turner High School in Kansas City, Kansas love their Spanish teacher, Señor (Andrew) Ward. For months, Señor Ward has been greeting his students...Show More Summary
WeSchool, initially available in English, Spanish and Italian, is aimed at teachers with a product that will go up against established Learning Management Systems (LMS), such as the Moodles of the world, and upstarts like EdModo. Read More
Spanish Teacher In Tampa Suspended Over Sexual Orientation And Mental Disability Form The parents of students who attend Monroe Middle School in Tampa, Florida are PISSED that their children were subjected to an invasive questionnaire that was given to them
Felix Coss was struck and killed by an NYPD officer driving a marked police van as he crossed the street in Williamsburg in July of 2013. Coss, a 61-year-old Spanish teacher, had the right of way when he was killed. The officer who struck...Show More Summary
A New York Police Department legal filing asserts that a 61-year-old Spanish teacher who was run over and killed by a police van while crossing a street to which he had the legal right of way "caused or contributed, in whole or in part" to his own death, the StreetsBlog site reports. Show More Summary
We heard this week from noted Spanish banjoist and teacher, Lluis Gómez, with a report on the first bluegrass instruction camp held in Barcelona. More than 70 people met last March 5th in Barcelona for a full day of bluegrass tunes, G-runs, banjo rolls, improvised jams […]