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Smashing the Language Barrier
Photos and Story by Mark Evertz
HILLSBORO — Any teacher can tell you: Communication is the key to learning. Now teachers have help in breaking through the language barrier to Spanish-speaking students in Spanish for Teachers- Beginning, a 10-week course held Wednesday evenings beginning April 2 at Poynter Junior High School.
Geared toward general Spanish conversation applicable to a school classroom environment, Pat Adams will lead this great class for teachers to learn how to accommodate the special classroom needs specific to Spanish-speaking students and their parents.
Tuition is $50 plus a $3 fee. The class meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays through June 4. Poynter Junior High School is located at 1535 N.E. Grand. Call Portland Community College at 614-2708 for more information.