Tag: Primary School Children

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The Benefits of Learning a Second Language in the Early Years & Primary

If you learned a second language at school, what can you remember? Chances are, if you embarked on learning a foreign language, like many at late primary or early secondary age, and haven’t gone on to use that language regularly, you’ve lost it. The benefits were limited to the language itself, for the time you […]

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The Importance of Vocabulary Building in the Early Years & Primary

We need to think of vocabulary as a building block. Its intrinsic value is only complete when part of a larger structure. Research shows that vocabulary is far more important than the individual words, and their meaning. Vocabulary knowledge, breadth and depth are directly correlated with a child’s overall development. The Power of Vocabulary What’s […]

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The Power of Learning through Stories

Pick up that toy cup of tea to be shared with teddy, make music with your voice as you become a character from a child’s favourite story, and you can be forgiven for thinking you’re doing nothing but having fun. Yet in these actions – story-telling and role-play games– you’re accessing immensely powerful learning tools. […]

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Avery Hill Education Teaching Resources for Early Years & Primary

Avery Hill Education teaching resources for early years and primary are designed to capture a child’s imagination through storytelling and transform them into engaged and willing learners. They are available in English, French, Spanish, Italian and German and are suitable for children between 3 and 11 years old. A Unique Programme – Why it Works Our […]

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How Flexible Thinking and Adaptability are Key Advantages for Bilingual and Multilingual Children

How Flexible Thinking and Adaptability are Key Advantages for Bilingual and Multilingual Children

When we think of bilingualism and multilingualism we are likely to think of the advantages being confined to the languages alone. A bilingual individual can access more learning, experience more, and interact more deeply. However, what we don’t tend to consider is how a bilingual or multilingual child is advantaged in terms of their ability […]

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