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Six Tips For Spanish Language Proficiency

Six Tips For Spanish Language Proficiency

How to become proficient in Spanish “I studied Spanish and got an ‘A’, but I don’t remember anything.” This sentiment expresses what many of us feel about high school foreign language study. No one will ever achieve language proficiency by simply going to a foreign...

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Punctuality: An Underappreciated Virtue

Punctuality: An Underappreciated Virtue

The Need for Punctuality Outside of the sanctuaries of our homes, life is filled with deadlines. As a homeschool parent, I have savored the freedom of our family’s life at home; learning at one’s own pace is often rewarded with unparalleled creativity. However, I have...

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Say “Bonjour” to the Most Important Word

Say “Bonjour” to the Most Important Word

The Most Important Word Last night, I sat down to dinner with my husband at our local French restaurant. Simply walking through the door transports you to a snug Parisian bistro. As we were eating, we began talking about the French language. My husband is a fluent...

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Who and What is Excelsior Classes?

Who and What is Excelsior Classes?

There is a rather disparaging yet humorous quote about teachers that says, “Those who can, do, and those who can’t, teach.” It is a rather cheeky statement, but the truth of the matter is that superior instructors must do. Mere knowledge and doing is not enough to be...

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