Spanish for Chocolate
Sometimes we need to open or revisit a campus-wide conversation pertaining to cultural awareness and humility. At my campus we have a high number of students who speak spanish at home, and while we have many bilingual teachers, many of them do not speak Spanish as their first or second language. So I created the “Like Spanish for Chocolate” incentive. Now teachers can get a little of this:
For a little of this:
Ofcourse this is just a starting place, we want to be mindful of ways to acknowledge and lots of different languages and culture. But for now, an attainable goal at our campus is to practice learning the correct pronunciation of each student in out own individual classrooms and caseloads.
As they say: Poco a Poco Se Va Lejos. (Little by little one goes far). Our journey pursuing cultural humility is long but we get there together step by step. And a little chocolate doesn’t hurt–in fact it goes a long way as well.