Cultural Exchanges and Home Stays ⋆ Portland Early Learning Project

by PELP Team on 10/12/16 Have you ever considered hosting a foreign exchange student? Cultural Exchanges or Home Stays are a great way to learn about another culture and even practice a different language. According to the International Student Exchange website, young children are perfect host siblings as their interest, curiosity and acceptance of people…

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Get Your Taco Fix in Portland ⋆ Portland Early Learning Project

No matter what Portland neighborhood you find yourself in, you’re never far away from great tacos. Take some time to explore the city by visiting one of these amazing taco restaurants. And when you’re done, pick another one on the list and visit that one too. It might just be the best way to see…

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6 Tips For Supporting Bilingual Learning at Home

By Afton Nelson for PELP Introducing young children to a second language has many benefits. Studies have shown that children as young as three will develop better cognitive skills, and prepare themselves for higher academic achievement. Kids also gain a rich cultural experience learning another language and will be better prepared to make societal contributions…

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