The Importance of Teaching Children Foreign Languages

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  • 1. ttp://www.flickr.com/photos/13600186@N06/2720104786 http://www.flickr.com/photos/83542829@N00/4225307113 http://www.flickr.com/photos/24662369@N07/5063392410/ The World Is Changing... Friday, November 8, 13 /
  • 2. Businesses Want to Hire.... http://www.flickr.com/photos/7159800@N03/4936412334/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/76029035@N02/6829409437/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/83633410@N07/7658261288/ Who Know Multiple Languages Friday, November 8, 13
  • 3. Without Teaching our Children A Second Language: Robs Them of Opportunities http://www.flickr.com/photos/66478195@N00/4007771844/ Friday, November 8, 13
  • 4. More Languages Are Used Everyday Children are easier to teach languages http://www.flickr.com/photos/34600060@N08/4725085130/ They Can Use Them To Help Change The World Friday, November 8, 13
  • 5. Personal Story Took three years of high school Spanish, received A’s each year. Today, can not recall information VS. Younger Sister took Spanish in elementary school. Can still recall information http://www.flickr.com/photos/25187937@N05/5414960417 Friday, November 8, 13 /
  • 6. Teaching children more than one language helps: Appreciation -ing skills http://www.flickr.com/photos/47691521@N07/6082519811/ Future Jobs http://www.flickr.com/photos/76657755@N04/8125987596/ Friday, November 8, 13 http://www.flickr.com/photos/74089637@N00/3736401474/
  • 7. Point 1: Point 2: Helps Children Develop Higher Learning Skills Promotes Equality and Appreciation of Culture Point 3: Creates Future Job Opportunities Friday, November 8, 13
  • 8. Point 1: Helps Children Develop Higher Learning Skills Friday, November 8, 13
  • 9. Reasearch shows studing a foreign language helps promote and reinforce core subjects. -Nea Research, 2007 ttp://www.flickr.com/photos/38454047@N05/7019888809/ Friday, November 8, 13
  • 10. Second Languages enrich and Enhance Cognitive Development -Nea Research, 2007 http://www.flickr.com/photos/66548401@N00/3570335810/ Friday, November 8, 13
  • 11. Point 2: Promotes Equality and Appreciation of Culture Friday, November 8, 13
  • 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/11585318@N03/4307873163/ Studying foreign languages helps connect http://www.flickr.com/photos/51772260@N02/5853298005/ With Cultures and Foreign Students Friday, November 8, 13 http://www.flickr.com/photos/26782864@N00/2405397376/ -Nea Research, 2007
  • 13. Helps Students Learn about Their Cultural Heritage and Language -Chritian, 2004; Nea Research, 2007 http://www.flickr.com/photos/53326337@N00/4464155802/ Friday, November 8, 13
  • 14. Point 3: Creates Future Job Opportunities Friday, November 8, 13
  • 15. Businesses are looking for Bilingual employees -IBTimes, 2011 http://www.flickr.com/photos/38035878@N07/8443297487/ Friday, November 8, 13
  • 16. Translators Needed! -IBTimes, 2011 http://www.flickr.com/photos/44313045@N08/6290270129/ Friday, November 8, 13
  • 17. Spread the Word! Prepare Your Child! Foreign Language Books Foreign Language DVD’s Discuss Educational Foreign Language Program http://www.flickr.com/photos/30036930@N03/3335198167/ Friday, November 8, 13
  • 18. Teaching Foreign Languages to Young Children Instead of High School Helps Children Develop Higher Learning Skills Promotes Equality and Appreciation among Cultures Creates Future Job Opportunities • http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124425616@N01/225868856/ Friday, November 8, 13
  • 19. Without teaching our children another language or cultures, we are robbing them of: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29931767@N00/105783011/ Connection http://www.flickr.com/photos/7236858@N07/3588521516/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/43419254@N06/4438362606/ Learning Opportunity Friday, November 8, 13
  • 20. Promoting second language education http://www.flickr.com/photos/73645804@N00/4759535950/ References Christian, D. C. (2004). Language Learning: A Worldwide Perspective. Educational Leadership, 62(4), 24. Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com.oclc.fullsail.edu:81/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=24a696ee-bd6b-458db37a-21c7091d8eb3%40sessionmgr13&vid=4&hid=20 DiProperzio, L. (2012). 6 Foreign Languages Kids Should Learn. Parents.com. Retrieved from http://www.parents.com/ toddlers-preschoolers/development/language/best-foreign-language-for-kids-to-learn/?page=2 IBTimes Staff Reporter. (2011, January 22). Foreign language skills provide sharp edge in the job market. IBTimes.com. Retrieved from: http://www.ibtimes.com/foreign-language-skills-provide-sharp-edge-job-market-258085 NEA Reasearch (2007). Regarding World Language Education: The Benefits of Second Language Studies. Retrieved from http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/lib/sde/PDF/Curriculum/Curriculum_Root_Web_Folder/ BenefitsofSecondLanguage.pdf Prepares Your Child for the Future Friday, November 8, 13