Language is the laughter of the soul. -Pablo Neruda
“The effective language teacher is someone who can provide input and help make it comprehensible in a low anxiety situation.” - Dr. Stephen Krashen
Spanish at Creekside Monica Caldari, M. Ed.
Did you know that by 2028 Spanish will be the second most spoken language across the globe? For this reason, though not exclusively, I hope you understand the value of learning a second language. Communication is the key to creating lasting and meaningful relationships which will bring us all to a better understanding of the world we live in.
I have over 20 years of teaching experience in a variety of academic settings. I’ve taught in charter, private, and traditional urban public schools. I’ve taught kindergarten, 4th grade, high school English, History, writing and English to second language learners from grades K through high school and beyond. Highlights of my teaching philosophy, program goals and curricular visions include the following: