March 10, 2017

Foreign Language is not a Performance Act

This week we get some wise words from a fellow mom raising a bilingual kid. Tried of having her daughter put on the spot to speak her target language, Rashawnda shares some key strategies she has used to handle these situations with poise.
February 20, 2017

Drop Everything And Read!

If you haven’t bought a few books in your child’s target language, then now’s the time! If you’re concerned the books won’t get much use, then buy a bilingual version in English and another language.
February 7, 2017

Put it in an Email – Tracking Your Child’s Progress

If you’re like me, you’ve invested tons of time and money into teaching your child a second language. So, the question becomes, how will you document their progress? When my son was a toddler, he would come home with fun crafts or coloring pages in Chinese. As any mom would do, I tried to save every little piece to help him practice the words and for me to keep an eye on what he was learning and mastering.
January 30, 2017

Summer Language Option – StarTalk

Believe it or not, it is time to start thinking about the summer! Soon, school will be out and your child’s foreign language learning may take a backseat to the pool, the beach or the playground.