Learning a foreign language here in America has been a requirement for high school graduation for such a long time that it’s blended into the static noise of earning a high school diploma.
One may wonder, “what am I really benefiting from learning a foreign language—such as Spanish—especially when I live in a predominantly English speaking area? What if I never travel? Work...Read More
If you’re looking for Spanish lessons for kids and you don’t know where to start, this post is for you!
As parents, we all want the best education for our children and a second language is an important part of that. Having decided that you want your kids to learn Spanish, is a wonderful present for them as you’re giving them a headstart in life and opening a wide door to a world of new...Read More
Homeschooling was never part of our plan. But, we all know what they say about plans. Over the last seven years of homeschooling my son and daughter, now in fifth grade and second grade, I’ve learned that flexibility is a critical part of the plan. Homeschooling is so much more than just educating your children at home, it’s truly a way of life and life is anything but...Read More
Recently my stepson was given the opportunity to participate in 1:1 Spanish lessons with Homeschool Spanish Academy. As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a former teacher, It intrigued me to see the methods and approaches used in teaching a “somewhat” foreign language to a student via online classes.
I say “somewhat” because Thomas was born in a Cuban family and primarily...Read More
As a parent, one of the best gifts you can give your child is the opportunity to learn Spanish. In today’s interconnected and interdependent world, learning Spanish can definitely build a better future for your child and enrich his life experiences. Let us find out why and how.
1. A global language
As a global citizen, your child would do well to know a global language other than...Read More
Babbel vs Rosetta Stone: which language program is best for you?
Many free language learning apps are available on the market today. They offer courses that will help you get on the right track when you want to learn a new language.
However, apps like Babbel and Rosetta Stone promise to take you to a higher level of understanding with premium courses. Let’s take a look at...Read More
Want to make sure that Spanish has a place on your child’s homeschool high school transcript?
There are so many wonderful reasons to study Spanish. Speaking another language empowers you with new possibilities. In fact, high schools and colleges value world language so much that getting a high school diploma or a college degree usually requires a set number of world language credits....Read More
Are you a parent questioning whether to homeschool high school? When you homeschool high school, students are more mature and often have better study habits. They are more independent and capable of taking greater responsibility for their own learning.
Loads of foreign language resources exist online, but finding a foreign language curriculum for high school can be a challenge. Many videos...Read More
The question of choosing Babbel vs Duolingo is important for those seeking to get the best language education they can get.
Both platforms are popular and widely regarded as excellent online learning platforms for self-motivated learners. However, choosing a platform is a challenge if you don’t have the right information to help you decide.
I’ve taken a deep look at both...Read More
Do you know your level of fluency according to official levels of language proficiency?
The challenge of determining your language proficiency is due to a lack of universal standards of measurement. In fact, several similar frameworks are currently in use.
According to Education.com, “Language proficiency is a measurement of how well an individual has mastered a language. Proficiency is...Read More