Learning Languages

How to teach your kids foreign languages

Thanks to Laurie Tiemens and Lisa Mirman’s for sharing these wonderful recommendations: Coming off the feature on Nightline, several of you asked how I teach Spanish to my kids as a non native speaker. I am writing now to share some angles on how I expose my kids to foreign languages. Just to provide a [...]

Mom’s experience: teaching my kids 4 languages

Thanks to Teresa for sharing her personal method for teaching her 3 year old son 4 different languages! My son knows 4 languages and is almost 3.5 years old. He tests at a 5-year+ level in English and Spanish, he is at his age-level with ASL (American Sign Language), and I estimate he is at [...]

Free Math Presentations in English and Spanish – Numbers & Counting

Back To Encyclopedic Knowledge Topics Listing How do I use these books? English PowerPoint Presentations Russian PowerPoint Presentations Spanish PowerPoint Presentations Presentations in other languages Note: files marked with M include Magnitudes of data – fact listing about each Intelligence Bit. Files marked with V include links to videos. Files marked with include sound effects. [...]

What can I do to preserve the foreign (or native) language in my kids memory?

Did you learn French in high school? Did you speak your mother tongue as a child? Do you remember anything? Many parents are really worrying how to preserve the language knowledge in their kids, who seem to go completely oblivious to it as soon as they start school. Still, I know families who succeed despite [...]

Free educational presentations – Teach Your Child to Read in Russian

In russian there is as much different systems available as it is in English. Pick the system that is closer to your heart. Doman Method (PowerPoint presentations, FAQ and summary) Alhabet/Bukvar’ PowerPoint Presentations Combinations PowerPoint Presentations Treasure Hunts Syllables Power Point Presentations Other Methods (Elena Danilova, Zayzev, etc) Doman whole word approach Brief Summary Introductory [...]

Teaching your child Russian. Parent’s resources

Teach Your Child to read… in Russian: you can find a list of materials, links to computer presentations, Russian sites that offer different methods of teaching to read What can I do to preserve the foreign (or native) language in my kids memory? Russian Free Online Dictionary: Lingvo Russian Grammar and Orthography (and checker) Teach [...]