Age Ranges: These are flexible as we often have siblings joining in the same groups and it always works out great, but here are the basic age ranges per group: Younger= ~4-9. Older= ~10+. Mid= somewhere in between!
Calendar: Fall Online Live Spanish Classes will begin September 6th. No classes on Nov. 22 & 23, Dec. 22-31. Classes for January 1 & 2 (New Year’s) and 15 & 16 (MLK Jr. Day) will be pre-recorded for students to do on their own time to enjoy these holidays with family. This comes out to 2 out of 36 classes per semester being self-paced to respect those holidays. Fall semester classes will finish on January 19th. The spring semester will begin the following week and may also include 1-2 self-paced classes, dates TBA.
Classes are 30 minutes each, twice per week over two 18-week semesters. Families are required to commit to at least one full semester of payment plans. Once classes begin, your spot cannot be given to anyone else. This means that your payment information is locked into the system and auto-charged until you have paid off a full semester.
Cost: See price table below. You will not be charged anything until the week before classes begin. Remember that these are PAYMENT PLANS. Upon registration, you are committed to paying off the full semester price. If you need to back out before classes start, do so as early in the summer as possible. You will only be removed from the payment obligation if your spot(s) can be replaced by another family. Once classes start, there will be no refunds nor payment plan forgiveness.
Location: All classes take place over Zoom. If you ever miss a class, we use a third-party service that uploads the Zoom recording of every class to a Google Drive folder that you will have easy access to. We keep the class recordings available to everyone for at least two weeks afterwards for your child to watch in order to catch up. There are rare occasions where this service fails and it is out of our control, so the best plan is to attend every live class that you are able to! You will receive the class Zoom link one week before classes begin.
Materials: There are no additional materials required for classes beyond normal school supplies and free printouts that I make easily available to you.
Registration Deadline: On May 25th, we will make registration public beyond our email list and social media followers. Once that happens, most groups that are not already full will fill up very quickly and any unregistered families will be moved to a waitlist. It is HIGHLY recommended that you register your children before registration goes public!
|One Student||Two Students||Three Students||Four Students|
|$15 per week, $67.50 per month or $270 per semester||$25 per week, $112.50 per month or $450 per semester||$35 per week, $157.50 per month or $630 per semester||$45 per week, $202.50 per month or $810 per semester|
Learning must be fun! If children are not engaged, what is the point in trying to teach them? Every live class includes games and movement run by teachers who are passionate and skilled in making education FUN! Every class also includes an exciting cultural mini-lessons to keep children motivated and excited for their own future Spanish-speaking adventures!
Beginner (first year)
Upper beginner (second year)
Intermediate (third year)
Year Four and beyond
Classes meet twice per week for 30-minutes each session. Each school year is comprised of two 18-week semesters. There are a few holiday breaks around Thanksgiving and Christmas. Besides that, families can choose to go on vacation or take breaks when they need to and are encouraged to watch the recordings of any classes that they miss.
All live classes happen over Zoom. If you miss a class, you will have access to a private folder with all of the class recordings of the last two weeks that you can watch on your own time.
Instead of homework, we provide weekly extra practices. Sometimes these are a simple as practicing counting to 100 in Spanish and other times they involve making videos to practice a certain conversation topic. They are optional, but highly recommended and extremely beneficial.
Yes! One of the many reasons that homeschool families love our program is because of the great social atmosphere as well and students really feel like their Spanish class peers are friends. As their Spanish-speaking skills develop, they get more and more chances to interact and get to know each other in Spanish. We also recognize the importance of building relationships with students, so whenever there are a few minutes left at the end of class, students can break into English to tell each other about their weekends, introduce their pets, etc.
The average number of students per class is around 11, with 14 being the max that any group will have. We have found that this is the perfect number to create a social atmosphere, be able to play lots of team games and still be manageable in a Zoom classroom format, also giving everyone plenty of opportunities to speak and ask questions whenever they want.
This is not at all a passive class for students. Students are directly involved in every single activity, can raise their hand to ask a question at any time and will get speaking opportunities every class. We do lots of games and movement breaks as well. Even during listening and immersion activities, there is always an active role for students, such as acting, showing a thumb up or down, showing a certain number of fingers based on prompts, etc. Our classes are all about making Spanish as fun as possible to keep children excited and engaged!
No parent involvement is required at all. For very young children, like 4 and 5-year-olds, depending on how they are doing in class, we may reach out via email and ask that you check in on your child once or twice during the zoom call, but this is rarely necessary.
We do not assign homework, but each week includes extra practices. These are optional, but highly recommended. For some weeks, these are as simple as practicing vocabulary by repeating after a recording, while others are virtual games or even occasionally making video recordings to practice Spanish skills. Older students at higher levels will eventually get into reading and writing on their own, but any extra practices for younger kids include recordings and videos to listen and follow along.
Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to view a recording of one of last year’s groups to see what classes are like.
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