Barbara, a career teacher, has taught children andadults in the USA, Mexico, and South America. She grewup in Oklahoma, but as an adult her love for traveltook her throughout the United States and LatinAmerica. For many years she and her family lived inMexico, Peru, and Paraguay, and traveled extensivelyin South America. Her first hand knowledge as a 'foreigner' taught her the need to respect culturaldiversity.
Barbara has told stories and given workshops in conferences, libraries, schools, and churches throughout the USA, including, Texas Foreign LanguageAssociation, Southwest Conference on LanguageTeaching, Southern Conference on Language Teaching,U.C.O. Multicultural Institute, Oklahoma ForeignLanguage Teachers Association, Red Dirt Book Festival,Festival of the Arts, and the Spirit of Oklahoma Storytelling Festival. She is a board member of Territorial Tellers, state storytelling guild. She served on the Oklahoma Foreign Language Teachers Association board, Oklahoma Language Teachers Leadership Team, and is past president of Teachers of Elementary and Middle SchoolForeign Languages.

AUTHOR Her books include: Pisadas Por El Peru, WorldLanguages - Group Projects, Talking Finger PuppetPlays, In the Footsteps of the Pioneers and Pisadasde Devotion. Her most recent book, Rolling Heads and Other Tales toTell, is a medley of stories of Spanish explorers andfolk tales of the native people of the Americas. For a complete list of her books see her web site AVAILABILITY: Will travel throughout the United States and LatinAmerica,
FEE negotiable. VISIT HER AT http://www.languagefootprints.com/

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