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2014-06-30 23:03:45

VIF Splash Language Immersion programs will be implemented in 47 schools during the 2014-15 school year. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Monday that 47 schools across North Carolina will offer its Splash Language Immersion programs during the 2014-15 school year, marking an increase of 14 schools providing VIF dual language offerings in the state. Schools initiating language...

2014-03-27 23:24:04

Recent test and study results from N.C. Department of Public Instruction and UNC’s Education Policy Initiative highlight importance of teacher training and selection. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, is proud to report that recent findings demonstrate the continuing effectiveness of its Cultural Exchange Teachers in North Carolina classrooms. Earlier this year, VIF shared inspiring...

2014-03-13 12:23:34

-- Carousel of Languages' Comprehensive Curriculum based on 15 Years of Experience Immersing Young Children in Foreign Languages - NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carousel of Languages, New York City's leading early childhood foreign language immersion program, has announced the release of a packaged curriculum for schools and parents across the nation. The comprehensive Carousel Teaching System, developed by a global team of educators, linguists and illustrators, is based...

2014-03-12 20:23:42

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the launch of the AC Research Center (ARC). As an organization with four decades of experience in the design and implementation of large-scale language immersion, academic exchange, and language education, American Councils has established ARC in order to expand the pool of policy-relevant data and research available to decision-makers at all levels who are concerned...

2013-08-29 23:30:58

The residents at Back2Basics long-term drug and alcohol treatment center spent the last two weeks in Ixtapa, Mexico. This cultural immersion program forces residents out of their comfort zone through local activities such as community service projects, surf lessons and Spanish class -- all to exemplify a healthy, sober lifestyle. Flagstaff, Arizona (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 On July 27th, four of the Back2Basics residents departed for Ixtapa, Mexico with the CEO and founder, Roy DuPrez....

2012-08-08 23:04:00

SpeakSpanishLive (SSL), delivering innovative one-on-one language immersion via live videoconferencing, has entered into an agreement with Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business to offer discounts to Rollins students, alumni and staff. SSL helps tourists, business professionals, students and others around the world to learn Spanish from experienced Guatemalan instructors without having to travel abroad. It also benefits the teachers – mostly women – by providing...

2012-05-09 23:01:13

Noyo's new app, Noyo Spanish Immersion, was created in response to educators' requests for a Spanish-only version of their popular Spanish Vocab Builder app. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 Noyo, an educational software startup company based in Boston, is pleased to announce the release of Noyo Spanish Immersion, the Spanish-only version of its powerful vocabulary-building iPad app. This engaging learning tool is designed to teach Spanish vocabulary and supplement the curricula of Spanish...

2010-10-19 07:37:16

Visual Link Languages® helps Majestic Elementary's new Spanish immersion program. Ogden, UT (PRWEB) October 19, 2010 On Monday, October 18th, Visual Link Languages®, the world's premier Spanish language computer software company, donated $7,000 worth of Spanish learning software to Majestic Elementary School in Ogden. Dual Immersion programs are increasing in popularity throughout the country. The Weber School District currently has immersion programs for Spanish and Chinese....

2009-05-20 07:34:46

People who can speak two languages are more adept at learning a new foreign language than their monolingual counterparts, according to research conducted at Northwestern University. And their bilingual advantage persists even when the new language they study is completely different from the languages they already know. "It's often assumed that individuals who've learned multiple languages simply have a natural aptitude for learning languages," said Viorica Marian, associate professor of...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'