Xochitl Salcido is the Founder and creative mind behind Kids Korner Explorers. As a passionate educator with 19 years of experience in the field of Education. With a Bachelor's degree specializing in early childhood education, Xochitl brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role as a lead teacher and mentor.
Throughout her career, Xochitl has been dedicated to creating engaging and nurturing learning environments for young learners. She strongly believes in the principles of the pedagogy of Reggio Emilia and is inspired by its emphasis on child-led, project-based learning. Xochitl understands the importance of social-emotional learning and provides a safe and supportive space for children to explore their emotions and develop important social skills.
Xochitl's teaching approach is characterized by her hands-on and science-based methods. She believes in fostering creativity and critical thinking skills in her students, encouraging them to explore and discover the world around them. By providing a safe and stimulating environment, Xochitl creates opportunities for children to engage in meaningful and authentic learning experiences.
In addition to her role as a lead teacher, Xochitl has a keen interest in social media marketing and event planning, using her skills to promote educational initiatives and create memorable experiences for both students and families.
Xochitl's dedication to early childhood education extends beyond the classroom. She continuously seeks professional development opportunities to stay updated with the latest research and pedagogical approaches. Xochitl is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of young children, helping them develop a lifelong love for learning and become confident, independent thinkers.
Yesenia Silva is a dedicated homeschooling mom and California credentialed elementary school teacher with a passion for education. With over 13 years of experience working and volunteering in elementary schools, Yesenia has honed her skills as an educator and developed a deep understanding of effective teaching methods.
As a BCLAD certified teacher and a native Spanish speaker, Yesenia brings a unique perspective to the classroom. She has spent seven years as a Dual Language Lead Teacher, fostering bilingualism and biliteracy in her students. Her commitment to creating an inclusive and immersive learning environment has made her a beloved figure among both students and parents.
Yesenia's teaching approach is characterized by her compassion, creativity, patience, and problem-solving abilities. She understands that every child is unique and strives to tailor her instruction to meet their individual needs. Her dedication to teaching and learning shines through in her unwavering commitment to helping children reach their full potential.
Whether she is guiding students through challenging academic concepts or instilling a love for learning, Yesenia's enthusiasm for education is contagious. She believes in fostering a love of learning that extends beyond the classroom, empowering her students to become lifelong learners.
In her spare time, Yesenia enjoys exploring the outdoors with her family, working out and helping her parents with their family business.