Lupe Corona-Knight Joined the Gooden school in 2014 and has been a passionate teacher for 25 years. In her career she has taught preschool, kindergarten, and her favorite, Spanish for kindergarten through eighth grade. She enjoys creating a warm, comfortable, energetic, and positive learning environment for her students. Certified in early childhood education, Mrs. Corona-Knight holds a degree in Spanish from Arizona State University, and she is currently pursuing a master’s degree in language teaching. By differentiating her instruction to meet the needs of the multiple intelligences of her students, she strives to build their confidence to be successful in learning a foreign language. Her students are introduced to Spanish through integration with history, art, science, and music as well as celebrating the culture and connecting to the Spanish-speaking countries from around the world.