Teacher Training for Teaching Spanish
International House, Buenos Aires
M.A. in Psychology with Honors
Golden Gate University, San Francisco
B.A. in Business Economics
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires
A Spanish native speaker, Uschi was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A true aficionado of cultures and languages, Uschi studied languages most of her life and lived in different parts of the world including the U.S., Argentina, Italy and England.
Uschi has been teaching in a variety of educational settings since 2005. Uschi completed a teacher training course in language and methodology for Teaching Spanish at the International House in Buenos Aires and she is also a member of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). Uschi also holds a Master’s Degree from Golden Gate University, and a B.A. from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.
Uschi’s areas of interest are positive youth development (PYD), second-language learning and psycholinguistics (how we acquire and learn new languages). She believes in the importance of acquiring a new language and its relation with cognitive development, particularly when students begin learning a new language at an early age. She also believes that a successful learning environment for acquiring a new language is when students are motivated, encouraged and supported in the learning process.