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Little Worldly Children

This week, one of the schools I visited was Cottage Enrichment. The director’s philosophy is that “the teacher is a guide to a world of unlimited possibilities”. She told me how she speaks and reads to the children in various languages such as Spanish, French and Korean. And each week they celebrate a different culture...

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Fight for Foreign Languages!

In 2008 at a town hall meeting in Ohio, President Obama admitted that he was embarrassed that he doesn’t speak a foreign language. He also said that “Americans should learn a foreign language” and that we (as Americans) should “want children with more knowledge”. However, due to the economic climate and budgetary cutbacks, elementary schools...

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Greece – It’s “cool” to learn foreign languages

A Greek friend of mine told me last week that in Greece, it becomes “vogue” to learn several languages. The more you know, the “cooler” you are. Kids are encouraged to take classes outside of school with tutors and at language centers where they learn German, Italian, Spanish etc. In school, they already learn English...

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My Inspiration

Here’s my little one studying the cover of an Early Lingo DVD. I began creating the foreign language series well before he was born in order to give him an educational tool that would help him later in life. I’ve been speaking Italian to him from day one, and it’s so exciting to now see...

First Official Early Lingo Blog!
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First Official Early Lingo Blog!

Since the launch of Early Lingo in January I’ve been staring at the dreaded “From The Blog” section on the website thinking that I would just get to it tomorrow… And then every “tomorrow” when I saw it, it was a constant reminder of one more thing that I hadn’t yet done that day, or...