Kerri Stephenson


Teaching style
DAILY: pair and small group activities. 

Percent of Spanish used by teacher AND students in class:

  • Elementary Spanish I - 50-90%, 
  • Elementary Spanish II - 80-100%, 
  • Intermediate I, II and Conversation - 90-100%.

Homework, participation and attendance
Here is an approximate example for Elementary Spanish I or II

DAILY:

  • Homework - (10%)
  • Attendance - (10%)

EACH CHAPTER:

  • Lab manual - (5%)
  • Writings - (5%)

I do NOT accept late work.

Tests and quizzes
Example for Elementary Spanish I or II

DAILY:

  • Grammar/Vocabulary quizzes - (15%)

EACH CHAPTER:

  • Written and oral exams - (40%)
  • Mid-term and final oral exams - (5%)
  • Departmental final exam - (10%)

Rare make-up exams for emergencies.

Background and other interests
I was a high school exchange student to Chile.  I studied my M.A. in Spain.  I have family from Ecuador.

Resources/contacts: http://www.hemmerla.com/sra._stephenson/Welcome.html or https://www.facebook.com/sra.stephenson or for questions email me.