Why a holistic approach to studying Spanish resonates with local students

Apr 2, 2019 by

Learning a foreign language can be challenging for many students, although the benefits far outweigh any downsides.

University Lake School Upper School Spanish students teach a Lower School Spanish class.

In fact, research has shown that studying a foreign language correlates with multiple academic boosts, including developing stronger problem-solving and verbal skills, and even achieving better standardized test performance.

These benefits explain why University Lake School makes learning Spanish a crucial part of the curriculum for students of all ages, from pre-primary school all the way through the Upper School.

“We have a really strong program, and work super hard to make our curriculum cohesive and consistent from K3 to 12th grade,” said Robynn Horner, ULS’s Spanish teacher for students from K3 through sixth grade.

University Lake School’s immersive Spanish program offers benefits to students of all ages University Lake School

University Lake School offers a tailored Spanish experience to all ages

The Spanish curriculum at ULS is tailored to be age- and grade level-appropriate.

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