KSS Immersion Preschools Blog
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.
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.
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.
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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How does early education play a role in how we perceive other people and cultures? Could language immersion change the way we think?
Students who learn a second language score better on reading comprehension tests than children who only speak English, say researchers.
Research shows that language immersion boosts cognitive abilities, regardless of age. One of the benefits is a better memory, which is important for passing exams and improving quality of life.
Although people can learn a new language at any age, research shows that children under 10 are most likely to succeed in language acquisition with native-speaker proficiency.
Did you know that kids who enroll in a Spanish immersion preschool could boost brainpower? Scientists say bilingual children are more intelligent, have more brain cells, and may even have increased brain size.
While many schools in the San Francisco Bay Area have closed their doors for the foreseeable future, essential workers can still benefit from childcare services at KSS Immersion Preschool, where children can also cultivate Spanish fluency.
Research shows that a second language can add up to 15 percent to someone’s salary, and provides unparalleled travel and social opportunities. Here are some of the potential long-term benefits for preschoolers who attend a language immersion school in San Francisco.