Whether you're a proud Language Stars parent or new to kids foreign language classes, you might be wondering "What is funImmersion"? While FunImmersion® incorporates many elements of play-based learning, we've been fine-tuning our special methodology since 1998. Explore our infographic to discover how FunImmersion helps build language fluency in kids.
Blue sky, a warm summer breeze and the laughter of neighborhood kids playing outside. These are just a few of the best things about summer. It’s hard to imagine any downside to the sweet music pouring out of the local ice cream truck, but unfortunately summer does present a few challenges when it comes to developing world language skills.
Spring break is just around the corner and your child is probably looking forward to vacation and time away from school. While it might be tempting to put away your child's workbook or world language practice materials, spring break is an excellent time to have some fun while reinforcing foreign language skills. Here's how....
Being bilingual provides a wide array of benefits. But imagine the doors that could be opened if your child was exposed to a third or fourth language. Here are three critical advantages multilingual children have as they grow up and enter the real world.
Whether you're a school principal, PTO/PTA parent, or a key decision maker at an educational program, you've likely balanced trying to offer quality foreign language teachers with a shrinking budget. While some schools and educational programs are providing high-quality world language enrichment, many are struggling to deliver an experience that provides the foreign language instruction needed to raise language proficiency and transferable STEM skills. Explore this infographic to discover 6 of the top reasons why your school or educational program needs to find a better solution.
If you purchased a football and had no previous experience playing football, would you expect to turn into Tom Brady after practicing for 3 months? If the answer is yes, you may want to read up on Brady's training regimen. If the answer is no, then you're well on your way to understanding why it's important your child takes foreign language classes on a year-round basis.
Have you ever wondered what age is best to start learning a world language? Well, the short answer is it's never too early! In fact, experts have proven that even babies and toddlers receive a boost in their early childhood development from learning a foreign language. Explore our infographic containing 5 of the top reasons why it's never too early to start learning a world language.
We live in an instant gratification world. With the rise of the Internet, mobile phones and social media, it’s easy to expect instant results. Fortunately (or unfortunately) foreign language enrichment doesn’t quite work that way. Learning a world language is a lifelong pursuit and unlike some other enrichment opportunities, your child will reap the benefits well into adulthood.
Whether you are a parent of a bilingual child or simply looking to raise a global citizen, cultural events are high impact opportunities to enrich your young learner. Summer presents a multitude of ways to enrich your child through foreign language summer camps or by hosting "Foreign Film Fridays". Explore 5 of our favorite methods to provide a little cultural enrichment this summer in the infographic below.
In December, Language Stars kicked off a contest asking families to share pictures of their cultural holiday traditions. We received many great submissions showing the diversity and breadth of cultural traditions practiced by our families.