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Elementary Spanish Experts

We have over 28 years of experience teaching, researching, and publishing elementary Spanish curriculum.
Sonrisas Spanish will meet your PreK-8 Spanish curriculum needs. Our curriculum is:

  • Comprehensive.
  • Research-based and aligned to standards.
  • Effective.

Why Choose Sonrisas Spanish?

It is comprehensive.

We provide everything you need to teach preschool, elementary, and middle school Spanish. You receive all the materials and content you need to teach students to read, write, and speak Spanish. Lesson plans, fun activities, music, storybooks, art projects, student workbooks, online content, engaging posters, and assessments make lesson-planning easy and teaching fun. Teacher training and support ensures successful implementation of the lessons.

It is research-based and aligned to standards.

The Sonrisas Spanish Curriculum is designed using second language acquisition research and language learning methodologies. Each level is aligned to the World-Readiness Standards for Language Learning. The Sonrisas lessons were fine-tuned through 25 years of research and development in preschool, elementary, and middle school Spanish classes.

It is effective.

With Sonrisas Spanish students have fun, stay engaged, develop cultural competence, and gain Spanish proficiency. The Sonrisas lesson promote acquisition by creating an immersion environment with lots of opportunities for communication in Spanish. Our Acquire, Develop, Learn® methodology guides the way the different levels of the curriculum work together and ensures a developmentally appropriate sequence of Spanish instruction through the grades.

Case Study

An Effective Solution

How one school increased student  engagement in their elementary and middle school Spanish classes with the Sonrisas Spanish Curriculum.

Teacher Training and Support

Our goal is to give teachers the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to effectively implement the Sonrisas lessons.

  • Take advantage of free teacher training. Monthly webinar trainings with Sonrisas Spanish co-founder Brooks Lindner cover everything you need to know to teach the Sonrisas lessons.
  • Stay informed with the Sonrisas Newsletter. Our free, monthly newsletter will keep you up to speed with practical tips and ideas for teaching Spanish to kids. Sign up now!
  • Get all the help you need with ongoing support. Whether you have a simple question, need additional training, or help with your classes, we are always available by phone or email to support you.