Jefferson County Open School

Lakewood, CO

Grades 6-8, Social Studies
Learning & Leadership Grant
2007, Winter

About this Grantee

To increase her Spanish language fluency and gain insight into Latin culture, Ms. Coleman attends the Institute of Modern Spanish in Merida, Mexico. As part of the institute, Ms. Coleman attends language classes for teachers, participates in a practicum at a local school, and spends six weeks living with a local host family. She shares her experience with students and teachers by developing an immigration curriculum for her school and making the curriculum available online for other teachers.

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