Degrees and Certifications:
I hold a Bachelor's degree in Education with a focus on humanities, specializing in Spanish and English, which I earned from Universidad Pedagógica Nacional in Bogotá, Colombia. Additionally, I am currently pursuing a Master's degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) at Universidad Internacional de la Rioja in Spain.
Ms. Stephanny Pulido
As an English and Spanish Language Development Teacher, I am dedicated to fostering a dynamic and inclusive learning environment where students can thrive academically and personally. My passion lies in building knowledge by embracing the richness of diverse cultures, and I firmly believe in the power of education to promote love, respect for differences, and the pursuit of ambitious dreams to foster growth within our global community.
My primary objective is to empower my students with strong language skills in English, allowing them to effectively communicate and connect with people from various backgrounds. I tailor my teaching approach to suit the unique needs and learning styles of each student, employing innovative and engaging instructional methods that facilitate active participation and genuine understanding.
In my classroom, I place great emphasis on fostering mutual respect and empathy among students. I encourage open discussions about cultural diversity and use literature, multimedia, and interactive activities to provide insights into different traditions and perspectives. By fostering an atmosphere of inclusivity and respect, I aim to create a safe space for students to express themselves freely and appreciate the richness of global cultures.
As a Language Development Teacher, I recognize that language is not merely a tool for communication, but also a means to understand and appreciate the world around us. I infuse lessons with real-life scenarios and cultural elements to make the learning experience more authentic and meaningful. By doing so, I help my students grasp the importance of cultural exchange, empathy, and global awareness, enabling them to become responsible global citizens.
Beyond the classroom, I actively seek opportunities to engage with the local community and collaborate with other educators to promote language learning and intercultural understanding. Through workshops, community events, and service projects, I encourage my students to actively apply their language skills and embrace diversity while giving back to society.
In conclusion, my role as an English and Spanish Language Development Teacher goes beyond teaching languages; it extends to nurturing compassionate and globally-minded individuals. By fostering a love for languages, respect for diversity, and the courage to dream big, I aspire to equip my students with the essential skills and values they need to flourish in our interconnected world. Together, we can embrace our diverse backgrounds, bridge cultural gaps, and collectively work towards a more united and harmonious global community.