Citizens of the World- Mar Vista offers all students a world language curriclum taught by a credentialed bilingual/biliterate teacher, using a Standards Based Spanish curriculum : Sombrero Time (www.sombrerotime.com).
This curriculum captures best practices in world language instruction and student engagement. It includes Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing, Culturally Responsive lessons as well as music and movement.
Parent engagement is a key component of the program and quarterly Family Spanish Nights encourage school-wide social events where parents and children participate in a Spanish language activity that promotes community as well as language practice. The over-arching goal of the Spanish Language Arts program at Citizens of the World is to provide all students and their parents with a fun, engaging Spanish literacy program that honors the mission of Citizens of the World Mar Vista.