"Tony adores his teacher and he can't wait for French class each week!"
Foreign language immersion isn’t just about yakking with the kids; there’s a true science behind what we do. After years of fine-tuning and development with Early Childhood Education and Foreign Language Experts, we’ve developed an incredible formula that helps create bilingual children.
YakademicsTM = Play-Based Immersion + Native Speakers + Nurturing Environment
If you were to peek into one of our classrooms, you would see song, movement, crafts and games constantly in action. This combination of sensory and intellectual activities is called Active Learning (developed by the folks at HighScope) and according to experts such as Stephanie Watson, M.Ed., it is the best way to promote bilingualism in children.
|Our amazing native-speaking instructors have a strong desire to share their language and culture with each and every child in their class. Their passion comes across to the kids and keeps them interested in learning about the cultural traditions of the language they’re learning – not to forget that it also helps your little ones learn native-like pronunciation.|
|We create a nurturing environment conducive to leaning. In an effort to inspire success, we strive to create a feeling of home and community – you may even have a flashback of the old sitcom “Cheers” because everyone will know your name. When children feel safe and nurtured in their environment, they have fun, express themselves openly, and most importantly, learn.|
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