Spanish for Educators
Publisher: KAMMS World Wide
Date: January 2006
Duration: 1 hours 10 minutes
Educators will quickly and easily learn essential Spanish words and phrases that will immediately allow them to improve communication with and feel more confident around Spanish-speaking students and their parents. Spanish for Educators is custom designed for teachers, counselors, administrators and other school officials who interact with Hispanic students and parents. You will learn the words and phrases that relate directly to the classroom, the school and parent meetings. No tedious grammar lessons and no prior knowledge of Spanish is required.
Five million Hispanics were enrolled in the country's public elementary and high schools in 1993-94. And by the 2007-08 school year, it projects that Latino public school enrollment will be about 9 million.
Hispanics comprise 15 percent of the elementary school-age population (ages 5-13). By the year 2025, Hispanics in this age group will make up nearly 25 percent of the total school-age population.
-Bureau of the Census