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Language Teacher: Cultural Awareness and Story to Excite Kids about Learning Spanish

by Vicki Davis
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Jennifer Degenhardt talks about how she uses stories in Spanish to help students engage with learning Spanish.


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Jennifer Degenhardt, author
www.puenteslanguage.com
Puentes, LLC

Jennifer Degenhardt, B.A., M.Ed., taught middle and high school Spanish for 24 years. She began writing when students in her classes were not “buying in” to the traditional textbook lessons. With the first story she wrote, Jennifer found that her students were more engaged, both with the language and in class in general. While her books highlight cultural, social, economic and political themes necessary for continued conversation, both in- and out of the classroom, all of them deal with identity to some degree and how important it is to know who you are. Jennifer is passionate about helping students learn more about themselves and others through storytelling and writing. Contact her at [email protected], 203-671-3165 and visit her website, www.puenteslanguage.com to check out her books!

 

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