6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education

May 22, 2017  Written By Courtney Evenson

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Anya Kamenetz, NPR journalist, wrote “6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education” in November 2016. The article highlights fundamental advantages to an immersion education. Students in this setting acquire strong executive function, metalinguistic awareness, and cultural appreciation. Additionally, students in immersion schools tend to be happier, as evidenced by high attendance rates, few behavioral issues, and active parental involvement.