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Best Language for Learning Math

What’s the best language to learn Math? It’s not English! The English Language: Confusing, Contradictory and Difficult English is known as the most difficult language to learn. It is based on an alphabet whose pronunciation is far from phonetic in the written word. With its countless rules of grammar it has become to be known […]

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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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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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Why Singapore Math Works

What is Singapore Math? What is Singapore math, and why is it so popular? Singapore math is indeed growing in popularity, and many schools – including Frontiers Academy – have adopted its methods for teaching mathematics. Here’s our brief explanation of it, including why Singapore math works. Singapore Math was developed in the 1980’s by […]

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Do Crowded Classrooms Affect Learning?

Many parents of public school children wonder whether overcrowded classrooms will affect their child’s ability to learn, particularly in elementary school grades. While not much study has been done on the effects of overcrowded classrooms on a child’s learning and retention abilities, there is some evidence to suggest that they may hinder children’s success on some levels. The […]

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