All kids should learn an additional language

All kids should learn an additional language. In the last decade there has been an enormous increase and discussion about early learning. There are new findings that give a lot of information about the importance of starting early when it comes to helping children acquire an additional language. Parents are now more aware of these […]

Starting with an additional language early is key to success

Starting with an additional language early is key to success. We are all aware of the incredible learning potential of children, particularly during the first five years. Check out our materials to help kids learn Spanish or English early in life. Scientists suggest that when it comes to ease of learning and proficiency in a […]

Do you believe every child is a genius?

Do you believe every child is a genius?  I do. I believe that children are born with wonder, curiosity, awe, spontaneity, vitality, flexibility, and many other characteristics of a joyous being which are particular characteristics of being a genius. Young children master a complex symbol system (their own native language) without any formal instructions and […]

Children are learning a second language at ever younger ages

Our children are learning a second language at ever younger ages. Is it a world educational revolution? In the past few years there has been an increase on parents’ desire to expose their little ones to an early language learning start. They want the best for their children and they know that one or more […]

Learning having fun!

Brain research suggests that fun is not just beneficial to learning but required for authentic learning and long-term memory. Keep in mind that the highest-level executive thinking, making of connections, and “aha” moments are more likely to occur in an atmosphere of “exuberant discovery,” where students of all ages retain the enthusiasm of embracing each […]

Language learning is a natural process

Children learn to talk using only the sounds and words they pick up from their environment most importantly from their parents and caregivers. Many scientists believe that a newborn’s brain is genetically “programmed” to learn language, just as a bird is programmed to sing or a spider to weave a web. No one actually teaches […]

Global trends in foreign language around the world

Global trends in foreign language around the world. In the last decade there has been an enormous increase and discussion around the new findings that give a lot of information about the importance of starting early when it comes to helping children acquire a foreign language. The benefits of a bilingual or multilingual education are […]

Is earlier really better?

Recent studies indicate that the best time for children to learn a foreign language is during their first three to four years of life. It is during this period that children develop a natural ability to learn. Scientists suggest that when it comes to ease of learning and proficiency in a foreign language, earlier is […]

10 tips to use when reading to very young kids

Reading to very young kids – tips for parents and teachers. This is the title of our latest video. When teaching young kids a new language take some time to emphasize to parents each week the importance of reading to their children at home, not only in their native language but the target language, as […]

The importance of teaching a second language to little ones

Teaching a second or a third language to children during their first years of life has become a trend. Today, all the research conducted regarding foreign language learning makes emphasis on all the benefits it brings to children and their future in a globalized world. We have come to realize how young babies can discriminate […]

Why is having fun so important when learning a new language?

Learning is easier if it is fun and to make it fun we need to provide children with a playful environment. The more fun the environment, the more a child will want to stay with it. We know children learn in a variety of ways but we all recognize that play is an important vehicle […]

At he Book Fair!

This has been a wonderful week! I signed my books and carried out an activity for children at the Pabellon Infantil. Thanks to everyone for attending. You can find the Wise Foxes Collection at the Book Fair