About t he Aut ho r
Paula Camardella Twomey is a graduate of SUNY Albany (B.A., ‘70)and Middlebury College (M.A., ‘71). She has taught Spanish for thepast 27 years in Cohoes, N.Y.; Arlington, Mass.; Watkins Glen, N.Y.;and currently teaches in Ithaca, N.Y. Paula is a Rockefeller Fellow and the recipient of a National Endowment for the HumanitiesIndependent Study Grant. She is a freelance writer, a frequent contributor to the NYSAFLT Bulletin, and a producer of several videos in Spanish. Paula has traveled extensively to Spain, Mexico,Puerto Rico, and Cuba. During her career, she has coached 12student teachers and has given numerous workshops on foreignlanguage pedagogy. She lives in Ithaca with her husband Michael andtheir two daughters, Laura and Christina.