Teaching kids to love a foreign language

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Teaching kids a foreign language is just as important as to love it. While many parents would enjoy for their children to learn a foreign language, it is not always feasible. Many times, older children are not interested in learning another language.

Mostly, they feel outcasts among friends that don’t speak the language. In addition to not sharing the same connection in learning a language, older children, especially, have a difficult time to accept the differences.

More often, they have trouble keeping up with their native one let alone another language. What keeps older children from achieving their desire to learn a second language?

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The impact of bilingual learning in project based learning

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Teachers know the value of collaboration in the classroom when students work in groups. Evidently, it is part of many classrooms across the United States. Especially in science classes, project based learning increases in demand to encourage engagement between subject and students.

In fact, project based learning continues to thrive in many classrooms as teachers encourage students to metacognition and critical thinking skills.

Whether it is a science class or language support group, project-based learning is making a path for English Language Learners (ELL) students to acquire language skills in unconventional ways. 

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