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¡Viva el español!
National Board Certified Teacher of World Languages Other than English
Room 227 Email mailto:Betty.Lotterman@moundsviewschools.org
Phone:651-621-7238 (Please call between 2:05 and 4:00 p.m. )
Communication Hour Wednesday, 5:30-6:30
Schedule for 20012-2013
6:50-7:25 office hour
7:25-8:21 Advanced Hybrid Spanish
8:27-9:23 Spanish 2
9:29-10:25 Spanish 2
11:03-11:59 office hour
12:07-1:03 Spanish 1
1:09-2:05 Spanish 1
2:05-4:00 office hours
Congratulations to these winners in the 2012 Festival Quijote.
Congratulations to Michael Hoff on his 1st place dramatic video!
Congratulations to Hanwen Wong, Minu Bhunia, and Carlly Bandt on their 1st place video commercial!
Congratulations to Elin Enrooth, Summer Brills, Alison McLean, and Emily Nelson on their 1st place music video.
Congratulations to Alexandra Kraut, Indhirakshi Damodar, and Courtney Kosiak on their 1st place demonstration video!
June 1988 M.A. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Major: Hispanic Linguistics
Related Field: Peninsular Literature, Teaching Second
Languages and Cultures
May 1984 B.A. Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa
"On Finding Something Perfect" a poem published in Timeless Voices, International Library of Poetry, 2006
"There are Books in Spanish in Our Library?" Minnesota Language Review, Spring, 2007
"Self-Evaluation as a Tool for Students" Minnesota Language Review, Fall, 1997.
“On a Sunday Afternoon in the Andes,” Minnesota Language Review,Spring, 1996.
Jonah Goes to School, “ Minnesota Language Review, Fall, 1995.
On Buying a Sundress,” The Banner, February 4, 1992.
“Love: Noun or verb?” The Banner, April 27, 1987.
On the Need for a More Worldly Education” Christian Educator's Journal, January, 1987.
“That Sack of Onions,” The Banner, November 4, 1985
Teaching All Students: A Tool Box Approach to Differentiation, MCTLC Conference, Brooklyn Park, MN, October, 2006
Using Pictures to Teach a Thousand Words, MCTLC Conference, Brooklyn Park, MN, October 2006
Ritmo y rima: mano a mano, Central States Conference, March 2003
Sabor puertorriqueño, MCTLC Conference, October, 2000
The Speaking Section of the AP Exam, AATSP Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, August, 2000
Resources for Teaching about Spanish Speakers in the U.S. ,MCTLC Conference, October, 1999
Can Johnny Pronounce Spanish, MCTLC Conference, October, 1997
La Canción de la semana, MCTLC Conference, October, 1996
El día de los muertos, MCTLC Conference, October 1993
Test Critique: The AP Test in the Spanish Language, MCTLC Conference, October 1991
El español y el inglés en una bodega de West St. Paul. Conference on Sociolinguistic Research on Spanish in Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., University of Minnesota, March 1988,
President of the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Language and Culture., 2011
Coordinator for the Mounds View School District's Summer School in Mexico
Program from 1996 – 2003
Faculty sponsor for Spanish Club, Amnesty International, and Diversity Council
Coordinator of Festival Quijote, 1993-1998
President of AATSP-Minnesota 1997-1998,2005
Teacher Assistant in the Foreign Language Immersion Program, University of
Minnesota, Summer, 1994
Co-chair of the Program Committee for the MCTLC Fall Conference, 1999-2001
Editor of the Noticiero, 2000
Central States Conference on Teaching Languages Teacher of the Year 2007
Minnesota Teachers of Languages and Culture Teacher of the Year 2006
Premio Ricardo Narváez from the MN chapter of the AATSP, 1999
Goethe Institute Fellowship for study in Leipzig, Germany, 1992
National Merit Semifinalist in 1969.
Spanish 2 Moodle website
Extra Credit Options for Spanish 2
Click here to see a calendar of activities and assignments.
Quia Activity for Lesson 4.1 Tic Tac Toe
Crossword Maker for Tic Tac Toe assignment
Comic Maker for the Tic Tac Toe assignment
Spanish 1 Extra Credit
Click here to visit the webpage for Hybrid Spanish AP
Here you can find all the online resources for our textbook series Avancemos.
Grading criteria and classroom procedures
Hall of Fame
Take a look at this photo album to see all of my students who won awards in the 2011-2012 school year.
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