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How Preschoolers Build Executive Functions With Language Immersion (Part 2)

In this post, we explain how immersion programs encourage four more executive functions: self-awareness, self-regulation, self-motivation, and verbal working memory.

How Preschoolers Build Executive Functions With Language Immersion (Part 1)

Preschoolers who learn a second language, such as Spanish, require a sequence of cognitive capabilities called executive function skills. Language immersion strengthens these skills, providing kids with life-long benefits.

Why Learn Spanish?

Four Key Reasons Your Child Should Learn Spanish

Learning Spanish at a young age can provide a long list benefits for your child. Keep reading to learn more about why Spanish is an important language to learn as a child:

Covid19 Childcare

Returning to Work? Consider a Language Immersion Preschool for Childcare

Whether their employers are requiring them to return to the office or they are unable to do their job from-home without someone caring for their children, parents need safe, COVID safety protocol-compliant childcare arrangements to mitigate the risk of the virus.

Preschool Students Social

Why Socialization is So Important for Preschoolers

Socialization and language acquisition provide preschoolers with a range of life-long skills, such as improved executive function, cultural tolerance, and better chance of success in the future.

Why the U.S. Lags Behind in Foreign Language Study

Research shows that most European counties have national-level mandates for foreign language study, with students learning a second language as early as six years old. But no such thing exists in the U.S. 

language immersion and friendship

How Language Learning Leads to Better Friendships

Research shows that learning a second language like Spanish improves communication and empathy. Bilingual preschoolers who enroll in a language immersion program could develop these social skills and foster life-long friendships.

How Learning Another Language in Childhood Builds Confidence

Parents can help to offset negative impacts to self esteem through early childhood language immersion programs. There’s a sense of achievement that comes with bilingualism, and this drives children to become even more successful.

Language Learning Easier for Kids

Why is it Easier for Kids to Learn a Second Language?

Childhood is a “critical period” for language development, according to scientists. Kids’ brains soak up language like sponges, putting them at a linguistic advantage. Learning a new language is just more difficult for us adults.

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KSS Immersion Schools COVID Operations Plan

Our top priority is a safe and healthy environment for students, their families and our faculty and staff. Our COVID operations plan has been prepared after careful review of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), state and county public health departments, and Community Care Licensing guidelines.

KSS Preschool Cultural Awareness

Why Kids in Language Immersion Programs are more Culturally Tolerant

How does early education play a role in how we perceive other people and cultures? Could language immersion change the way we think?

Children Who Learn a Second Language Perform Better in English Class

Students who learn a second language score better on reading comprehension tests than children who only speak English, say researchers.

CELEBRATING 15 YEARS!

Combining quality early childhood education with a Spanish immersion program gives our students a leg up in their education and their lives.

For the parents that value multilingualism - beginning their child's formal learning with an immersion preschool is a natural fit.

Not only does the knowledge of another languages help to keep the cultural heritage of the family alive, it also helps to provide the preschooler with advantages later in life. No doubt that being fluent in more than one language provides personal and professional opportunities in the future.

There are many benefits of multilingualism and we are so very proud to be a part of that for all our amazing students.

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