Entries by Vanessa Simpson

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The Power of Cultural Education: Shaping the Future Generation

The Power of Cultural Education: Shaping the Future Generation  Cultural education is essential for teaching children and young adults to appreciate diversity and value differences. It has the potential to shape the future generation by fostering a more tolerant and inclusive society. This blog will explore the importance of cultural education, provide strategies for implementing […]

What is Juneteenth and why it is important

What does Juneteenth celebrate? Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the United States, which took place in June 19th, 1865. On this day, General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, TX. He was the first to announce the defeat of the Confederacy and freedom of all slaves. Since the capture of New Orleans in 1862, […]

Why your child should learn a second language

Ever since the 1990s was declared by presidential resolution the “decade of the brain”, many researchers have studied the brain of bilingual children. They discovered a lot about the impact of bilingualism and multilingualism in promoting cognitive development. It has been found that the brain of bilingual and multilingual children works differently than the brain […]

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Our Philosophy of Education

Education has the power to transform the world, and each child possesses the innate potential to achieve remarkable feats, shaping not only their own destiny but also the future of our planet. As educators, it is our responsibility to ensure every child has the opportunity to fully realize their capabilities. We must impart the significance […]

Why Comprehensible Input is Vital for Foreign Language Learning

Whether teaching Spanish or Mandarin Chinese, French or Arabic, every great foreign language teacher is very familiar with comprehensible input. Input is language that the student either hears or reads that aims at communicating something. For input to promote foreign language learning it must be comprehensible. Without comprehensible Input it would be pretty difficult for […]

ACTFL World Readiness Standards for Learning Languages

The American Council’ for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) has developed five goal areas, commonly referred to as the “5 C’s”. This goal areas focus on language learning beyond the classroom and aim to prepare students for gaining the skills that will help them achieve global competence proficiency of the target language. These skills […]