Resources for Families

Academie en ligne: a new service from the CNED that provide free curriculum from CP to CM2
TV5 Jeunesse: online French games + French TV
Cahier de Vacances : Summer methods
L'envolerie: activities for small children
Lakanal.net: activities, games
Pepit: great activities for all levels in French
L'internaute Junior: great for older kids
Je dessine: drawing activities, videos, songs
Je progresse: online educational french toys store
Chez Lorry: drawing activities for children in French
Le Conjugueur: all about French congugaison , also a Mac Application, and Android)
Android Market: : French Android Application
Chansons pour les FLE: French exercices through Contempory French songs
Ressources Dicdatiques sur Internet: Incredible resources about the Francophonie
Le CNED: academie en ligne, cours gratuits
Le Kanetix: A Beginner\'s Guide to French
Learn French Youtube : Learn French on Youtube (cartoons)
Bonne nuit les petits : 10 episodes

The Benefits of Learning a Second Language

The Bilingual Advantage
The New York Times, May 30, 2011
Copyright 2011 by The New York Times

Do Bilingual Preschools Make for Smarter Kids?
The Wall Street Journal, October 13, 2010
Copyright 2010 by WSJ

Building a More Resilient Brain
The Wall Street Journal, October 12, 2010
Copyright 2010 by WSJ

Regarding World Language Education
NEA Research, December 2007


Benefits of Learning a Second Language


Hazlehurst, Jeremy. “Learning a foreign language: Now you’re talking.” The Guardian.


“Second Language Benefits.” Your Dictionary. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Mar. 2013.

“Why Learn Languages? .” World Languages and Cultures. Vistawide, n.d. Web. 29 Mar. 2013.

Enfants bilignues: www.enfantsbilingues.com

Program Flam:
http://www.parlonsfrancais.org/flam-des-programmes-qui-essaiment

Multilingual Children's: http://www.multilingualchildren.org/index.html

No Child Left Monolingual: Kim Potowski at TEDxUofIChicago


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