Heritage Speaker ~~ “a student who is raised in a home where a non-English language is spoken, who speaks or merely understands the heritage language and who is to some degree bilingual in English and the heritage language” (Valdés, 2001)

Heritage Speakers of Spanish


Brief Summary:This website was designed to serve as a resource to all teachers who currently teach or will teach Spanish to heritage speakers either at the secondary and/or college level.

About Us: As part of a project in completing her Master of Arts Degree in Education: Curriculum, Teaching and Learning with an emphasis in Educational Leadership from Sonoma State University, this website was designed by María Luisa Villagómez, Professor of Spanish at Napa Valley College, located in California, USA.

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