Tag: early language learning

Use these strategies for a successful experience learning Spanish at home.

I love Spanish. And I decided a while back that I want to pass that love of Spanish on to…

If a child learns Spanish at a young age there are social and academic benefits.

Yesterday morning, a parent raised a concern I hear over and over.  He was worried learning Spanish might confuse his…

These ideas for Spanish learners help parents and teachers make the most out of songs, video, games and books.

When you’re raising kids, time flies. This is especially true when you are raising bilingual kids. Every day is an…

Spanish teachers want parents to know they care about learning and the child.

I think I have one of the best jobs in the world, and the other Spanish teachers I know feel…

Top language news stories in 2016 included the benefits of bilingualism and the push for dual language programs.

In spite of the divisiveness that dominated much of the news in 2016, there was remarkable consensus on the benefits…

Understanding these language education terms helps parents support their children as they learn Spanish.

To provide a valuable experience for children learning language, teachers and parents have to communicate with each other. Inevitably, language…

Dos and don'ts for parents of Spanish learners.

Parents often ask me how they can help Spanish learners if they only speak English. There is no denying that…

Language learning concepts important to raising bilingual kids.

One of the things I found made teaching Spanish to my kids easier was that I was a teacher and…

tips for language development

Research has shown that children learn more language when they are engaged in conversation than when they just listen to…

Giselle Shardlow is the author of Kids Yoga Stories. Her yoga-inspired children’s books get children moving, learning and having fun…