Teaching toddlers a second language needs patience and commitment. Often, teaching toddlers is a whirl of excitement. Lessons for toddlers carry a straightforward message.
The instructional part of teaching toddlers requires simple planning, lots of activities, and more hands-on exploration. Don’t expect for toddlers to retain information easily as elementary students.
However, don’t get discouraged! In fact, the more repetition there is in a lesson, the more they comprehend.
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Bilingual education in elementary schools is slowly integrating foreign language programs. Whereas high schools already have foreign language programs in place, elementary schools are still trying to educate their students in languages other than English.
Spanish, Mandarin, and other foreign languages are making the way into school systems and parts of the bilingual education in the United States. Yet, much needs to be done.
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