Nurturing Second Language Acquisition

We believe language should grow in a natural, child-centered approach and in a supportive environment where the student feels comfortable.

 

Our curriculum reflects a natural progression of Language Learning, and our teachers are trained in theories related to Language Development in order to present material in a way that is effective and nurturing to the student.

 

Our 2 and 3 year old programs include-

  • Exploration of Spanish through Arts & Crafts 
  • Development of Fine & Gross Motor Skills through Arts & Crafts
  • Exploration of Spanish through Music and Movement
  • Development of Vocabulary and Early Literacy Skills through Music
  • Exploration of Spanish through Literature
  • Understanding of Spanish Vocabulary & Early Literacy Skills through Literature

Our preschool programs include-

  • Exploration of Spanish through Arts & Crafts, Music & Movement
  • Development and use of Spanish Vocabulary through Songs, Chants, and Games
  • Development and use of Spanish Vocabulary & Early Literacy Skills through Literature

Our elementary programs include-

  • Exploring Spanish through Project-based learning
  • Development and use of Spanish Vocabulary through Poetry, Music, and Literature
  • Understanding and use of Spanish in context related to real-world situations
  • Reflections of Spanish learning through journaling
  • Excursions and Field Trips

 

 

 

 

 

Video of a sample class coming soon!!!

Watch the video for a virtual tour of our rooms and a look at some of our recent field trips

¿Sabías qué..?

Learning a second or third language at an early age is linked to a number of benefits- 

 

STUDY: Learning a Second Language Boosts Toddlers' Brain Function

www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/18/second-language-toddlers_n_929248.html

 

Second Language/Bilingualism at an Early Age

www.child-encyclopedia.com/second-language/according-experts/second-languagebilingualism-early-age-emphasis-its-impact-early

 

Bilingual Babes: Teach Your Child A Second Language

www.parents.com/toddlers-preschoolers/development/language/teaching-second-language

 

How to Incorporate a Foreign Language into Your Preschooler's Life

www.noodle.com/articles/5-ways-to-teach-your-kid-a-second-language-at-home

 

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