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My name is Maria Casas and I teach 2nd grade Dual Language class at Hydon Elementary School. I obtained my bachelors in Early Childhood Development and Family Education from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia. I also pursued my Masters in Education with Major in Democracy, Diversity, and Social Justice at Trinity University in Washington, D.C.
I have been teaching for over 15 years in private and public schools from Kindergarten to High School. I am very committed to promoting Hispanic culture and global cultural awareness in my classes and beyond. I love traveling and lived in London and Spain. I enjoyed visiting Italy, Korea, China and Center America. I strongly support technology in the classroom and I am looking forward to using fun Spanish applications, games, and creative projects. ¡Nos vemos!