Enhancing Bilingual Learning

In today’s multilingual world, fostering bilingual skills in young minds is more important than ever. One innovative approach to achieve this is through dual-language quizzes, where kids answer questions in a different language than the one in which they are asked. For instance, a question might be posed in Spanish, and the child would respond in English, or vice versa. …

The Weekly Learning Dashboard

What Is Gamified Learning? In simple terms, ‘gamified learning’ refers to traditional educational strategies enhanced by mechanics such as scoring, awards, and rules of play. This approach transforms the learning experience into a dynamic, interactive activity, which is hugely beneficial for children. This is why LOTE4Kids recently launched the LOTE4Kids Weekly Learning Dashboard to gamify learning. A standout feature of …

Mastering Comprehension Skills

Comprehension skills are the foundation for higher-order thinking for most people. Mastering these skills from an early age is particularly crucial for bilingual learners. The ability of children to comprehend language was the key focus of LOTE4Kids‘ latest content release: The LOTE4Kids Quizzes The quizzes were designed to assess literal comprehension skills by asking ‘how,’ ‘who,’ ‘what,’ and ‘where’ using …

Timeless, Effective and Fun

Picture cards are a timeless and effective tool for language learning, especially for children. These visual aids can transform the complex process of learning a new language into a fun and engaging activity. By focusing on a child-centred approach, picture cards make the learning experience more personal and relevant. This article delves into how picture cards covering simple yet personal …

ASL, AUSLAN and BSL

American Sign Language (ASL), Australian Sign Language (AUSLAN), and British Sign Language (BSL) are all sign languages used by deaf communities in their respective English-speaking countries. They share some similarities, but there are also significant differences. All three sign language systems use hand signs, facial expressions and body language to communicate. They also have their own grammar rules and arrangement of words, which is …

Encouraging Kids to Explore

Multilingualism can provide numerous benefits for kids and it can help them develop into well-rounded, open-minded, and successful individuals. One of the main benefits of multiculturalism is that it can improve language development and cognitive abilities. Studies have shown that kids who are exposed to multiple languages tend to perform better academically, have higher levels of creativity, and have stronger …

Sign Language

Bringing Sign Language to the Forefront

Sign language is an incredible tool for communication and inclusion. It opens up a world of opportunities for those who are deaf or hard of hearing, enabling them to actively engage in society, access important services and information, receive an education, and participate in social activities. With sign language, the hearing impaired can lead more fulfilling and connected lives, free …