¿Y Ahora Que?
a little extra? or too much?

a little extra? or too much?

Last fall Violet’s teacher called me.  She wanted to know if we would let Violet move into Spanish Language Arts....

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone

Whew.  I just finished my first “live session” on the Rosetta Stone language learning program.  I got Level 1 for Mother’s...

1st year wrap-up

1st year wrap-up

“So say something to me in Spanish.” That’s what most people ask Violet when they find out she has finished...

nota roja

nota roja

I can’t say I was thrilled about this: However, I am happy the staff are implementing the dual language program...

tired of fighting

tired of fighting

Well, there is a good reason I haven’t been writing; school closure threats.  Ugh… state budget crisis, school district budget...

Uh oh

Uh oh

This is what Violet brought home last month.  The teacher usually translates the directions, but not this time.  I pieced...

first week of school —  primer semana de clases

first week of school — primer semana de clases

With all the emotions that go along with starting kindergarten, the whole dual language aspect has kind of been pushed...

the number of languages we can speak now:

the number of languages we can speak now:

One. Monolingual.  Pretty much.  Here is where we all are at the start of this linguistic adventure: Cheris: I took...

She got in!

She got in!

Violet is starting dual language kindergarten this fall!  This is the culmination of three years of hard work and, while...