About Caroline Jacobson

Caroline Jacobson

Caroline Jacobson, Florida Virtual School 2016 Teacher of the Year, has been with FLVS since 2011 as both a Spanish instructor and curriculum writer. She has dual Master’s degrees in Spanish and Education with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction. A passionate believer in life-long learning, she has been instrumental in creating and designing Spanish courses at FLVS. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring historical sites and kayaking with her husband and daughters.

The Beauty of Letting Go

By on March 7th, 2017

Change

Do you order the same exact dish from your favorite restaurant every single time? Do you listen to the same music or watch the same movies? Yep, that was me – same dish, same style of dress in multiple colors, and 20 bottles of nail polish in similar shades of pink.

Yes, I was in the dreaded comfort zone, and loving every minute of it. But as wonderful and safe as comfort zones are, they can also be dangerous.

If we stay in our comfort zones for too long, we fail to grow – both personally and professionally – which is never a good thing.

A totally unexpected thing happened this past October. Continue reading


National Hispanic Heritage Month

By on September 15th, 2015

Celebrating the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States as well as their heritage and culture.

Hispanic-Heritage-MonthDid you know?
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from September 15 through October 15, was first created by President Lyndon Johnson as National Hispanic Heritage Week. President Reagan later expanded the week to a full month in 1988!
  • September 15 was selected as the date to celebrate the anniversary of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Honduras.
  • More than 400 million people worldwide speak Spanish.
  • Spanish is the official language of 22 countries.
  • St. Augustine, our nation’s oldest city, is celebrating its 450th year anniversary this month.

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