Escuela Pura Vida is an after-school Spanish immersion studio designed by veteran teacher, Señorita Dafni. As a Spanish teacher of five years in both public and private schools, Señorita Dafni has a plethora of tools to teach language acquisition skills to children at their most optimal age for learning. Classes are dynamic to accommodate all learning styles and can host up to eight children. Señorita Dafni uses a mixture of dance, song, movement, play, art and technology to create a fun and easy learning environment.
Escuela Pura Vida strives to provide an open-door policy for all students interested in learning Spanish. Curriculum is designed in a strategic manner that allows any student to become a member of the Escuela Pura Vida community at any time. Each “semester” is designed according to a particular theme. The thematic units integrate movement, play, dance, arts, crafts and song to ensure that all learning styles are accommodated. Learn more at escuelapuravida.com.
As an experienced Spanish elementary teacher, Señorita Dafni has designed her Spanish studio and classes to be age appropriate and engaging for all students. Each class integrates a variety of well designed curriculum that includes physical movement, song, dance and hands-on project based learning. Children will acquire knowledge of the Spanish language through circle activities, art and play. Classes will be taught intimately in an open concept studio to ensure that each child is properly engaged and receives a rich education.
All Classes take place at:
Escuela Pura Vida Spanish studio,
hosted by Aikido of Maine
226 Anderson St, Portland, ME 04101
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions or more information
Join us for holiday drop in courses!
Monday Sessions December 5, 2016 and December 12, 2016
Ages 3-6: 4:15-5:15
Ages 7-9: 5:30-6:30
Classes will cost $30 per student. There will be a maximum enrollment of 12 students per class.
Please email Señorita Dafni (email@example.com) to reserve your child’s space!
Classes will meet consecutively on Mondays, January 9, 2016 – March 20, 2016
Classes will meet consecutively on Tuesdays, January 10, 2016 – March 21, 2016
No class the weeks of January 16 and February 20, to observe school holidays.
There are no make up classes or refunds for missed classes.
All Classes may be joined for a pro-rated price at any time throughout a session dependent upon availability.
Monday Sessions; 4:15-5:15 (Jan. 9- Mar. 20)
Tuesday Sessions; 3:30-4:30 (Jan. 10- Mar. 21)
This course is designed for pre-kinder and kinder children who are interested in learning the basics of the Spanish language in a fun and active classroom. Students will be introduced to the fundamental elements of the Spanish language through dance, song, art, cultural traditions and communication. They will be immersed through natural forms of play using manipulatives, creative games, arts, crafts, music and physical movement. This class is designed to make learning fun while introducing children to classroom routines and expectations. Children will be taught introductory motor skills and general school skills; how to produce quality coloring, practice writing their letters, proper gluing techniques and classroom etiquette. Children will be taught in the target language as well as in English. Register HERE
Monday Sessions; 5:30-6:30 (Jan. 9- Mar. 20)
Tuesday Sessions; 4:45-5:45 (Jan. 10- Mar. 21)
This course is designed for elementary students who are interested in learning or solidifying their basic Spanish knowledge in a fun and active classroom. Students will be introduced to the fundamental elements of the Spanish language through song, art, dance, cultural traditions and basic communication. They will be immersed through natural forms of play using manipulatives, creative games, arts, crafts, music, physical movement and age-appropriate worksheets. This class is designed to make learning fun while developing problem solving skills, practicing writing and reading comprehension, and producing quality work. Students will be able to respond to basic communication cues and hold basic conversations in the target language. Register HERE
Classes will be dependent upon enrollment. Times are subject to change.
**Private classes for adults and children are available upon request. Time and Space is very limited**