Ms. Melissa Olsen
World Language Teacher - Spanish
Hola! Me llamo Señorita Melissa Olsen. I am a Spanish teacher at Glenbrook Elementary. It is such a rewarding opportunity teaching young students a new language! Students are engaged in vocabulary and culture through movement TPRS (Total Physical Response with Storytelling), interpersonal conversations with peers, technology (SMARTBoard and iPad) activities and game-based learning activities. Please come join our class!
Additionally, I am an assistant coach for the High School Cross Country team. Go Raiders!
Spanish Language; Travel; Cross Country
B.S. Major in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire;B.S. Minor in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Spanish; World Cultures; TPRS (Total Physical Response with Storytelling); CI (Comprehensible Input)
2010- Certified Test Administrator for ACCESS for ELLs;Golden Apple Nominee
Spring of 2006- Study abroad semester in Valladolid, Spain to achieve Spanish minor certification;Summer of 2010- Study abroad in Arequipa, Peru as part of a graduate program through Mount Mary College in Milwaukee ;2009-2011- PK-5th Grade Spanish Teacher in the School District of Mishicot