Pick up that toy cup of tea to be shared with teddy, make music with your voice as you become a character from a child’s favourite story, and you can be forgiven for thinking you’re doing nothing but having fun. Yet in these actions – story-telling and role-play games– you’re accessing immensely powerful learning tools. Through this type of ‘play’ we unlock the door to a lifelong love of learning, but also an ability to learn.
Since the days of the caveman, stories have been a human’s most powerful communication tool. It’s actually essential when it comes to teaching children. Really, story-telling is incredibly hard-wired in to our make-up. (more…)
What if you could embrace the core elements of a complete immersion method of language learning? What if you could do this without being multilingual yourself? What if you could teach young children a second language whilst also supporting a much broader approach to their development, beyond language alone? Well, you can.