1. Language Immersion Programs And The Challenges Of Learning Mandarin

    Enrolling your little one into an immersion preschool may prove to be a wonderful choice in setting the tone for educational excellence. Studies have found that the process of incorporating a second language into early childhood education can help to improve cognitive abilities and expand complex thought processes. Crossing Borders Preschool is proud to be your go-to daycare center for language im…Read More

  2. The Top Skills Your Language Immersion Teacher Should Possess

    Modern early childhood education has now begun to focus on the wide-reaching effects of equipping your child with the best learning techniques available. One approach that has garnered a lot of attention is language immersion preschools and their effects on young learners. The Crossing Borders Preschool was founded to provide comprehensive language immersion programs to Houston children. Our focus…Read More

  3. Helpful Tips To Prepare Your Child For Preschool Part 2

    When the time comes for your child to attend their first day of preschool, it’s very likely that all parties involved are facing a degree of anxiety. You are stressed about dropping your little one off with strangers, and your child is likely feeling a high degree of stress about leaving the embrace of his or her parent to take on the world. Preparing for preschool can be a very involved task, y…Read More

  4. Helpful Tips To Prepare Your Child For Preschool Part 1

    As the fall season begins, your child will be looking forward to their day of preschool. While this may feel like a major milestone for you as the parent, chances are that your little learner is nervous about this new adventure on the stage of life. Many children feel anxiety before attending their early childhood education center for multiple reasons. As the loving parent, you are most likely loo…Read More

  5. Exploring The Best Time To Enroll Your Child In A Language Immersion Program

    Having the ability to comprehend and speak another language is invaluable in our modern society. Technology has helped to make our planet smaller than ever, with transactions and conversations spanning great distances on a daily basis. While you can learn a new language at any age, the popular belief exists that younger children are better able to learn and master a language when compared to their…Read More

  6. Don’t Let Summer Derail Your Child’s Bilingual Skills! Try These Tips!

    Summer is usually a time when many kids lose all of the learning that they have accumulated over the year and start the year at a deficit. This can be especially an issue for kids who are learning a second language, as they can struggle to remember basic words and sentences when school starts again in the fall. Read below to learn some easy ways to help your child maintain his or her language skil…Read More

  7. Five Activities to Improve Your Child’s Language Development

    Helping your child to learn to speak well is essential to his or her development, learning capabilities, and overall growth. Giving your son or daughter the tools to be able to speak, read, and understand others well will be utilized for the rest of his or her life. In this post, we’ll discuss how you as a parent can help your child understand how to communicate with others and learn proper spea…Read More

  8. The First Sign Language You Can Teach Your Child

    Sign language is one of the languages taught in our language immersion school here in Houston. With nearly a half of a million people in the United States using the language for communication, it can be an important language to learn. It can benefit children in other ways, as well. It has the same benefits that other bilingualism does; it increases abstract thinking skills, makes children more cre…Read More

  9. How to Expose Your Children to Different Cultures

    Teaching children from a young age about cultural diversity can pay off in a big way throughout their life. It gives them an awareness of the world around them, exposes them to different languages and ideas, makes them more grateful, and it can even help them become more adaptive to changes. Children who learn more about other cultures and the way other people live can become more compassionate an…Read More

  10. How to Teach Your Child Cultural Awareness

    As the world becomes more and more connected, it is more important than ever to teach your child to be culturally sensitive. These days, there are so many people from different places in the world that your child will interact with, and it is imperative that they learn to treat everyone with respect. However, this is sometimes easier said than done, not because children are inherently intolerant o…Read More