Do you know that it is easier for a child to learn a foreign language than an adult? Do you also know that learning a foreign language can help your child in other academic areas? We are fortunate to offer foreign language at the elementary schools in District Five. Please look at the statements below and click on the links below to see how learning German can benefit your child.
Foreign language learning is a cognitive activity, and children who learn a FL show greater problem solving skills and higher order thinking skills.
Learning a FL leads to better understanding of your native language.
Students that learn a FL tend to be more focused and have better listening skills.
Learning a FL can boost student achievement in other areas. Studies have shown that it can lead to higher test scores in both reading and math.