Archive for Laura Flicek

“Spanish Literacy Bags Continue Student Engagement in the Community”

Angelique Dwyer’s Spanish 280 course: Introduction to Literature and Film in Spanish, partnered with the St. Peter Public Library. As part of this class, students made Spanish Literacy Bags for both Spanish and English speaking children. These themed bags include various exciting materials that engage children while improving their Spanish literacy skills. The multi-level bags will […]

“Students Change their Perspectives through Content-Based Instruction”

The Spanish faculty has recently adopted the content-based method of instruction in their lower level courses. Content-based instruction aims to utilize the target language as a vehicle through which content is learned. In essence, the target language is not taught in an isolated manner, but rather implicitly. This allows for an optimal opportunity for students to […]