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Action de grâce, Place Cards, Thanksgiving -

Why not add a touch of French to your Thanksgiving table this year? We believe that the best way to learn a new language is to immerse yourself in it. One way we recommend is to infuse your home with little hints of French. This could be through French music, artwork or pillows that display French messages, or even some French cooking!With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we thought we could help you grace your table with a little French. Use these printable and fillable place cards to add a certain “je ne sais quoi” to your Thanksgiving meal this year. Celebrate...

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motivation, reading BINGO, reluctant reader -

 We know. We get it. Not everyone LOVES to read.   Don’t worry, we’re not offended if you don’t even want to read this blog post. You probably have a million emails to check, soccer practices to get to, and dinners to put on the table. Yet here you are, reading this anyways because you see a potential benefit.  Kids, too, can be motivated by all sorts of things and distracted by a myriad of others. We hope this post can help you to encourage reading at home whether your child is already an avid reader or “reads” with their book...

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acceptance, back-to-school, confidence -

It’s the end of August. For many kids, that statement can be met with a mixed bag of emotions: eagerness, worry, hope, excitement, nervousness, etc. (more commonly known as the back-to-school jitters). As parents/caring adults, you probably feel many of the same emotions as your little ones gear up for a new school year. You prepare your kids the best way you can.  Healthy lunches are packed along with new pencil crayons, scented markers, and the latest trending toy, but you can’t help but wonder and worry what the year will bring. We thought to ourselves…what can help to make the back-to-school...

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Dr. Carol Dweck, Fixed Mindset, French, French Immersion, Growth Mindset, Jo Boaler, Language learning -

Growth Mindset - you might have heard the term popping up at your child’s school, or it might be completely new to you. Either way, here’s a breakdown of what Growth Mindset is, what failure has to do with it, and why we believe it is crucial in learning a new language.

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