Spanish

K–2 Library Resource PebbleGo Expands Its Spanish Content

Capstone’s K–2 online resource PebbleGo has added new Spanish materials. The latest offering, contextually translated to maintain proper academic vocabulary and supported by natural voice audio, will begin to roll out later this fall....

Allez les Bleus! Soccer Study Abroad

Soccer, the world’s favorite game, is an inspiration for language learnersThe excitement of this summer’s World Cup finals in Russia reverberated around the world, creating thousands of new fans, drawn in by unexpected results...

Should Spain’s Constitution be Gender Neutral?

Spain’s new socialist government has upset the Real Academia Española (RAE), the Spanish language’s official guardian, by asking it to see if Spain’s Constitution could become more gender neutral.Specifically, the government is seeking to...

National Spanish Spelling Bee Champion Crowned

On Saturday, in San Antonio, Texas, Maria del Sol Nuñez-Peña spelled anaerobiosis (life without oxygen) to win her second consecutive National Spanish Spelling Bee title.Nuñez-Peña, a 14-year-old, incoming ninth-grader from Chaparral, New Mexico, defeated...

Philadelphia Nonprofit Donates Spanish-Language Books to Detained Children

UPDATE: Mighty Writers was not permitted to deliver the books to the detention center. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, "An ICE official told me Tuesday night that the detention center has an overabundance of...

Fred Armisen Spanish-Language Comedy to Come to HBO

Actor and writer Fred Armisen, known for T.V. series “Portlandia”, is creating a new Spanish-Language comedy, “Los Espookys,” on HBO.  Armisen will be a co-writer and executive producer for the show, and will also...

ELL/Spanish Specialist Appointed to Lead White House Hispanic Initiative

Aimee Viana has been appointed to the position of executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (the Initiative).According to a statement, :"Viana will work closely with the Hispanic community...

To Celebrate World Book Day, Spanish Language Day, and English Language Day, 10 Books...

 Today is a big day, with three coinciding celebrations all at once. World Book Day is a celebration of authors, books, and most importantly, reading. According to their website, it is “the biggest celebration...

Spanish Fades with Generations

Although U.S. Latinos believe it’s important for future generations of Hispanics to speak Spanish and the vast majority speak the language to their children,...

2019: Year of ‘Spanish Language’

Last month, Spain’s culture minister Íñigo Méndez de Vigo told Congress that, as part of the...