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Florencia Henshaw

Director of Advanced Spanish

Florencia Henshaw has a PhD in second language acquisition and teacher education from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where she is now the director of advanced Spanish. She is an award-winning educator who has published and presented nationally and internationally on technology integration and research-based pedagogical practices. Dr. Henshaw is also the host of Unpacking Language Pedagogy (available as a podcast and YouTube channel), where she summarizes and discusses research articles, activities, terms, and various topics related to language teaching. Her co-authored book, Common Ground: Second Language Acquisition Theory goes to the Classroom, aims to help educators visualize how to put principles into action. Find her on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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