Why use the Spalding Program for Language Arts?

Why use the Spalding Program for Language Arts? This is one of the most frequently asked question by prospective parents. The answer, quite frankly, is because it works! Independent studies have confirmed what the creator and advocates of Spalding have been saying for the past twenty-nine years: A recent four-year study performed at Arizona State University […]

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Language Immersion vs Language Classes

Perhaps we don’t have to convince you of the benefits of learning a foreign language. But what’s the best way to go about it? What’s the best way to achieve fluency in the shortest amount of time? Are there really advantages to being bilingual, and are there advantages to full immersion, as opposed to learning via […]

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More Evidence Proves Being Multilingual Helps Your Brain

Research is consistently proving the cognitive benefits of learning a foreign language. Which of course we love, because we know linguistics is SO much more than cultural enrichment. That’s hugely important, don’t get us wrong – but the benefits extend far beyond being able to travel easier or sounding really smart at a dinner party.  A recent […]

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China Overtakes U.S. as World’s Leading Economy

Breaking news: According to a recent article in Yahoo! Finance, China now has the most powerful economy in the world. This is breaking news indeed, as the U.S. has held that title for 125 years. The article’s author, Brett Arends, states: The International Monetary Fund recently released the latest numbers for the world economy. And when […]

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Benefits of Learning Spanish

Thinking of learning a foreign language? Try Spanish! If you ever turn on the TV, radio, or computer – or set foot outside your home, chances are you’ve heard someone speaking Spanish. Spanish is a growing dimension of the American culture, so let’s embrace it and reap all the wonderful benefits! Here are some of the benefits […]

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Why Learn Mandarin? The Benefits of Speaking Chinese

Frontiers Academy is a trilingual language immersion school based in Anaheim, California. Our students become fluent and literate in Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish, and English through immersion in these languages. We teach all school subjects (math, science, social studies, etc.) in the foreign language, rather than studying the foreign language itself. We employ a near full-immersion model. The […]

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5 Benefits of School Uniforms

Since the dawn of the public education system, schools, parents and students have been at war over the proper use and enforcement of school uniforms. At Frontiers Academy, we have observed a number of benefits stemming from the implementation of a uniform policy, from increased student attention to an easier morning on parents. Here we will […]

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Can My Child Really Be Fluent in Three Languages?

Sure, they can study three languages – but can they really become fluent? First, the short answer: Yes! It is possible for children to be multilingual and display high levels of fluency in three languages. And here’s a common follow-up question: Is this possible even if the parents speak only one language? Again, the answer is yes! […]

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Top 5 Reasons Your Child Will Benefit from Learning a Foreign Language

More young people are studying abroad and traveling the globe than ever before. Schools, teachers, and even parents are stressing to children, teenagers, college students, and young adults the importance of opening one’s mind to learning about and embracing other cultures, and the perspective and enrichment it brings to one’s life. The majority of us who took […]

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