Win Prizes for Your Classroom with Little Sponges Contests!

We here at Little Sponges value our relationships with teachers and administrators. To show our appreciation of all who strive to make the world a better place through education, we are offering the chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card for use your classroom! Applicants will also have the opportunity to be featured on… Continue reading Win Prizes for Your Classroom with Little Sponges Contests!

Little Sponges Bilingual Immersion Program Training for Teachers!

Congratulations on becoming part of the Little Sponges family! To help you get the most value from our program, we have put together a thorough training video. In this video, you will learn how to navigate our website and program, how to implement group and individualized learning, and customize our curriculum to your needs. If… Continue reading Little Sponges Bilingual Immersion Program Training for Teachers!

Babies Can Learn a 2nd Language in Just 1 Hour Per Day

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Through play-based learning, researchers have found that babies are able to learn a second language with just one hour of instruction per day. The Question: For years, scientists and parents have toggled with the idea of teaching children a second language. Initially, there were concerns. Do they need to be fluent in their native language… Continue reading Babies Can Learn a 2nd Language in Just 1 Hour Per Day

Little Sponges® CEO to Speak at the GaETC Conference!

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On November 9th, Natalya Seals, Little Sponges Founder and CEO, will be presenting “Online Curriculum for Early Learners on the Path to Biliteracy” at the Georgia Educational Technology Conference.  Bilingual education is quickly becoming a national priority. 32% of young students in US are Dual Language Learners. Schools are facing many challenges with educating them due… Continue reading Little Sponges® CEO to Speak at the GaETC Conference!

32% of Young Children in US are DLLs! Are You Equipped to Teach Them?

From 2000 to 2017, the young dual-language-learner population has increased from 8% to 32% in the United States. The Washington-based Migration Policy Institute classifies the nation’s young dual-language-learners as children under 8 years of age, who have at least one parent that speaks a language other than English.  It is no secret that knowing more… Continue reading 32% of Young Children in US are DLLs! Are You Equipped to Teach Them?

Little Sponges® – Presenting at the NAEYC Conference!

The National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) Annual Conference is the largest gathering of education leaders, classroom teachers and faculty, administrators, and other important practitioners in early childhood education. These specialists spend four days engaged in informative sessions, networking, and exploration of the conference with more than 175 exhibit booths. 32% of… Continue reading Little Sponges® – Presenting at the NAEYC Conference!