Maria Yika


Full Name

Maria Yika

Professional Title

AP Spanish Language for Heritage Speakers

Professional Role

Teacher and Instructional coach

School or Place of Work

Greenwich High School , Greenwich CT

What Level Do You Teach?

11 and 12 grade

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How Has Spanish Played a Role in Your Personal and Professional Life?

Spanish is my mother tongue. I feel proud to teach my language and to have the experience to teach Heritage Speakers to learn and feel proud of their language.

How Long Have You Been Teaching?

15 years

More About Me

I am from Perú . I studied at the University of Trujillo, Foreign Language Teacher program, then I had the opportunity to do a Master at the University of Nebrija in Teaching Spanish as second Language. I have been working in my HS for more than 10 years. For the last 4 years I have assigned as an instructional coach. I would love to share ideas with other teachers .

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