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This Spring, Tierra is offering small-group Spanish classes for elementary and middle school students ONLINE!

  • Small-group online classes - between 4 and 8 students
  • Offering 2 groups this Spring 2021:
    • Saturdays at 10:00am: K through 2nd grade
    • Tuesdays at 4:00pm: 6th through 8th grade
  • Fun, dynamic lessons with age-appropriate activities including creative repetition for memorization, games, stories, and songs
  • Students will learn introductory vocabulary and basic structures following a conversational model in which they will practice asking and answering basic questions in dialogue with the instructor and classmates
  • Experienced, dedicated instructors skilled at inspiring young learners to enjoy learning Spanish
  • Students will enjoy social interaction in a supportive and structured online class setting
  • Opportunities for cultural learning, for example discussion of traditional foods and holiday celebrations
  • Designed for Beginning students - accessible to those with no prior experience and still stimulating for students with some prior study. Not recommended for students with strong conversational skills.
  • Affordable, plus we offer a sibling discount if you sign up more than one child!
  • Flexibility of online classes - no rush, no commute, no risk of spreading COVID. Anyone can join - no matter where you live! Share this page to help us spread the word!
  • Register online or by phone! Click here for Registration Information.


Spanish for Kids (For K, 1st, 2nd gradersInstructor: Carolina
Saturdays | 10:00am-10:45am | April 24th - June 19th (8 classes 1x/week)* 

*No class May 29th in observance of Memorial Day weekend

Spanish for Middle Schoolers (For 6th, 7th, 8th gradersInstructor: Alexa
Tuesdays | 4:00pm-5:00pm | April 13th - June 1st (8 classes 1x/week)

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About the instructors:

Carolina Bonilla

Carolina Bonilla is a native Spanish speaker who hails from Venezuela. She loves working with children and youth and strives to make the classes fun and engaging. With experience both in the elementary school classroom and as the mother of a young son, she prioritizes designing lessons to fit the students’ needs and providing accessible lessons that the children find inviting and motivating. She believes passionately in the importance of learning a second language and connecting to other cultures in a way that wouldn’t be possible otherwise, and delights in introducing students to aspects of Latin American culture as they begin the process of understanding and expressing themselves in the Spanish language.



Alexa Gaynor

Alexa Gaynor has roots in South America and spent seven years living abroad in Spain and Ecuador. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish language and a Master’s degree in Education with a focus on World Language teaching, she has been an instructor at a local Middle School and currently teaches at the high school level in addition to teaching adults at Tierra. Alexa excels at making learning Spanish fun, and young learners are engaged by her natural enthusiasm and high-energy. Alexa believes that the process of learning a language ought to be thoroughly enjoyable and draws on popular culture to help her students observe the structures they are learning in real usage.