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Liza Marinelarena-Lynch

World Language Spanish Teacher K-5

About me….

Bachelors in Spanish- Teacher Cert, Universidad de Salamanca-Spain 2 semesters, Masters in Instructional Leadership Concordia University 18 years at Longfellow School, Heritage – Colombian and Mexican, First Generation American

My goals.....

  • Provide comprehensible input to all learners 
  • Create enthusiasm for Spanish Language and culture
  • Provide students with a strong foundation for middle school
  • Improve literacy skills
  • Complement school curriculum
  • Create a fun and low stress environment for learning


  • Immersion of students in comprehensible input
  • Teaching language in context
  • Storytelling (TPRS-Teaching proficiency and reading through stories)
  • Collaboration with teachers
  • Cooperative learning groups
  • Communicative activities 
  • Music, humor and fun!