Whilst a healthy break from studies is essential for a young mind to re-energize and get back to work with a fresh start, breaks that extend over stretches of time, like summer breaks, have an opposite effect: they result in a loss of knowledge and academic skills.
This summer learning loss is a well-documented phenomenon, and can be perceived in students as young as in grade one.
Why do we quickly forget second languages?
When a child is born, he is not aware of anything and he is not able to communicate. Gradually, he starts to connect with this world by way of perception.
No student is left behind in mastery learning, as opposed to the traditional method where not every pupil receives the same scope and level of teaching.
Mastery learning makes sure that every student enrolled in one particular subject receives equal amount of knowledge.
With the world becoming ever more global, knowing Spanish will provide a distinct advantage in the employment market with it being the primary language in 22 countries in 4 continents around the world.
It is the second most widely-spoken language in the world second only to Mandarin (Chinese).