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Common Myths About Early Childhood Language Immersion

6 Common Myths About Language Immersion

Learning a second language makes a huge, positive impact on your child’s brain. Language learning boosts problem-solving and enhances a student’s ability to multi-task. However there are a lot of myths about language immersion and early childhood education. As you research the benefits of enrolling your child in a language immersion preschool, here are some common […]

How Does Language Immersion Improve Working Memory?

As the world becomes more bilingual and multilingual, you need ways to better prepare our children for their future. Bilingual education and the associated language immersion open your children up to more opportunities. A dual-language education better prepares students for the workforce of the future, with increasing international opportunities and a salary to match.  A […]

How Parents Can Support Language Immersion at Home

Tips for Supporting Language Immersion Education at Home

Learning a second language doesn’t stop when the school bell rings. After a day at a Spanish immersion preschool, a child’s brain continues to soak up language. Kids learn a new foreign language faster than adults because their bilingual brains rapidly build new neural connections, and they experience increased cognitive development and abilities. That means the home is […]

Learning a Second Language During Summer — the Benefits of Year-Long Preschool

Year-round preschool lets kids improve language learning skills throughout the summer months without sacrificing the social benefits of the summer vacation, such as spending time with friends in the sun.

Learning a Second Language is Great, But Learning a Third Is Even Better

Research suggests that multilinguals find it easier to acquire language skills, and these skills bring all kinds of benefits.

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Can Language Immersion Preschool Close the Word Gap?

Children who return to preschool can communicate with other students and teachers and improve their vocabulary. They can take part in social activities, interact with others, and learn new skills in a communicative environment.

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The Benefits of Outdoor Play at KSS Preschool

This winter has been tough for all of us, but our qualified instructors continued to provide learning opportunities for our incredible students. Now we’re opening the doors and heading outside, with a greater focus on outdoor learning that inspires language immersion success.

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A New Year. A New Opportunity to Build a Bilingual Brain.

Feliz año nuevo! Another year, another preschool enrolment period. This month, some parents in the Bay Area will enroll their little ones in Spanish language immersion programs so they can reap the brilliant benefits of being bilingual.

KSS Immersion Preschools Mark 100+ Days Without COVID-19 

KSS (Kids Speaking Spanish) Preschool has remained without COVID-19 for over 100 days across all of our 5 locations. Thanks to teachers, staff, students, and parents, we have reduced the spread of the virus in our group learning environment — and will continue to do so.

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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:

CELEBRATING 20 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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