Early childhood language education boosts school performance in children by learning a second language. Hamburg / Eichstatt, May 23, 2012. Early childhood language education boosts school performance in children by learning a second language. In addition, promotes developmentally appropriate teaching confidence in the own language skills and gives you a distinct advantage in the education the children. Dr. Heiner Bottger, Professor of English didactics at the Catholic University of Eichstatt Ingolstadt, has evaluated the actual benefits of early childhood courses for the first time in an independent study. In cooperation with the private English course provider Helen Doron Early English Professor Bottger’s team interviewed nationwide online a total of over 1,000 children and their parents in the spring of 2012.
The children currently attend the Helen Doron Early English course program or participated in in the past. The average age of the children was eight years. Younger children were the questions through their Parents support. Helen Doron early English is the leading provider of course for early childhood education and the English language in Germany. The teaching model was developed by the English linguist Helen Doron and is used successfully worldwide for over 25 years.
It is based on the idea, similar to how the mother tongue to learn English and opts for active, playful appealing learning methods accordingly. The question of how the early childhood language support affects the development of the foreign language, social and learning strategic competencies of children in secondary schools was objectives of the study the focus of the investigation. Easier for children of English teaching in the school, because they have previously visited Helen Doron English courses? And what impact have these courses when entering a high school? In addition, was investigated how the children learn Doron English specially with the course offering of Helen. More self confidence and security in the English teaching the majority of children (62.6 Percent) indicating that the visit of Helen Doron course positively affects from their point of view on their academic achievements, not only in English.