Posts Tagged ‘foreign language’

Building Socioemotional Skills

In today’s world of selfies, growing impatience and the demand for instant gratification, it is refreshing to see socioemotional skills come to the forefront. In the State of California, Common Core standards address socioemotional skills as a requirement

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Why Video for Teaching Foreign Languages

When we first started Language Tree, Jennifer and I decided to focus on using video as our primary medium for teaching languages. Why video?  Video engages our senses and emotions.  Motion attracts attention and visuals help with retention.  Video done right incorporates proven techniques that aid learning.  In short, video can engage and spark an…

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