Kids Spanish Immersion & Enrichment Social Classes Aid Bilingual Parenting

A revolution in how children are taught Spanish is underway in California. Social teaching environments and bilingual learning bring new benefits for all participants.

Culver City, United States - August 10, 2018 /NewsNetwork/ —

California’s embrace of Proposition 58 in November 2016 opened the door to the reintroduction of non-English language teaching, most commonly Spanish, in public schools. Now imaginative education entrepreneurs all over the state are providing innovative ways for busy parents to immerse their kids in Spanish language and culture in preschool, after school and summer camp settings in an effort to make their children bilingual at an early age.

One of the most interesting philosophies emerging from the increased academic study on the effects a bilingual education has on children’s development is that social environments foster an almost unconscious learning of important language fundamentals. Young children very quickly grasp multi-language equivalence in numbers, colors, sounds and smells without tedious vocabulary exercises that are traditionally based on repetition and homework.

A new group of educators at Chiqui Social in Culver City CA aims to bring exactly this type of bilingual Spanish Immersion education to the wider Los Angeles area.

Owner Lizet Alvarez notes “One of the newest trends in public education is two-way immersion where two languages are taught side by side with the aim of functional bilingualism by the time kids get to Middle School. Chiqui Social helps develop those language skills in a fun, social setting.”

Alvarez adds “The first seven years of a child’s life is when their belief system is formed. Learning a different language can make them more aware of cultural differences. They also come to understand why those differences exist and the importance of respecting cultures different from their own.”

Chiqui Social is enrolling children now for all classes. The company’s goal is to develop a lifelong ability in children to communicate with people from other cultures, countries, and backgrounds and to expand their educational, professional, and social opportunities. Chiqui Social provides an ideal setting for gently exposing your child to one of the world’s most popular languages.

Contact Info:
Name: Lizet Alvarez
Email: hola@chiquisocial.com
Organization: Chiqui Social
Address: 8530 B Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232, United States

For more information, please visit http://chiquisocial.com

Source: NewsNetwork

Release ID: 391139

More News From Malaysian Talks

Thai military chief urges loyalty ahead of expected election

Jan 18, 2019

BANGKOK — Thailand's military held its annual Armed Forces Day parade on Friday as the country prepares for expected elections more than four years after soldiers overthrew an elected government. Army Commander in Chief Gen. Apirat Kongsompong, who presided over the ceremony, declined last October to rule out future army interventions in Thai political life, raising a storm of controversy. But his speech to soldiers on Friday steered clear of politics, making instead routine exhortations of loyalty to the king and the country. "We will sacrifice our physical and mental strength to protect the country and revere the king, and...

Top US Navy officer urges China to avoid confrontations

Jan 18, 2019

TOKYO — The U.S. Navy's top officer said he urged China to follow international rules at sea to avoid confrontations and insisted Friday that ships should be able to pass safely though disputed areas of the South China Sea and Taiwan Strait. Chief of U.S. Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson told reporters in Tokyo that U.S. Navy ships will continue to operate freely in international waters, including the possibility of an aircraft carrier navigating through the Taiwan Strait. Richardson, who held meetings in China earlier this week, said he told Chinese officials that the U.S. is committed to a one-China...

Global stocks rise on hopes for US trade progress

Jan 18, 2019

BEIJING — Global stocks rose Friday after investors saw signs of possible progress toward a resolution of the U.S.-Chinese tariff war. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, London's FTSE 100 gained 1.4 percent to 6,932 and Germany's DAX advanced 1.5 percent to 11,079. France's CAC 40 rose 1.6 percent to 4,872. On Wall Street, the future for the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.7 percent and that for the Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 0.5 percent. ASIA'S DAY: The Shanghai Composite Index advanced 1.4 percent to 2,596.01 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 1.2 percent to 27,082.01. Tokyo's Nikkei 225...

ASEAN ministers rock no boats in Myanmar, South China Sea

Jan 18, 2019

CHIANG MAI, Thailand — Foreign ministers of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Friday hewed to the group's practice of reaching the least provocative consensus possible in discussions of such divisive issues as Myanmar's Rohingya crisis and China's territorial claims in the South China Sea. A two-day Foreign Ministers' Retreat was the regional group's first meeting since Thailand took over its annual chairmanship. The host's summary of the meeting emphasized the humanitarian role ASEAN members could play in Myanmar's Rakhine State, where more than 700,000 members of the Muslim Rohingya minority fled from a brutal government counterinsurgency campaign....

Indonesia leader to free radical cleric behind Bali bombings

Jan 18, 2019

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The ailing 80-year-old radical cleric who inspired the Bali bombers and other violent extremists in Indonesia will be released from prison, Indonesia's president said Friday, slashing a 15-year sentence. The announcement of Abu Bakar Bashir's imminent release came during campaigning for a presidential election due in April in which opponents of President Joko Widodo have tried to discredit him as insufficiently Islamic. "I have considered this decision for a long time, involving the National Police chief and legal experts," Widodo told reporters. "This release was decided because of humanitarian considerations and also related to his health care."...