About Prof. Daniel Farmer ...
Position: 6th Spanish DLI
¡Hola! Hello! I am passionately dedicated to being a part of the DLI team at CTA Liberty. In addition to teaching Spanish, I can be found performing world music with my duo, Las Fronteras, as well as exploring the wonderful biodiversity of our Sonoran Desert.
My Education and Professional Background
I began teaching in 1994 in Greeley, Colorado. I had the privilege of serving Peace Corps Malawi as a teacher from 1996 to 1998, where I became fluent in the language Chitumbuka. My career has also taken me to Ecuador, where I spent over ten years and continued to grow as a learner of world languages and cultures from the Amazon to the Andes Highlands. I earned my master's degree in secondary education at University of Alabama in 2003, and my Spanish teaching certification at Internacional Español in Quito-Ecuador in 2005.
My Educational Philosophy
Learning is a social phenomenon. Children possess the innate ability to learn and teach one another. A skilled educator helps the child discover this hidden resource and share it with others.