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The Benefits of Foreign-Language Education for Young Children

Published: March 1, 2018

Science has shown that there are great cognitive benefits for children who learn a second language when they’re young. Fortunately, the CLV Way is in line with experts’ suggestions!

Throwback: Happy Birthday, Anton Chekhov!

Published: January 29, 2018

Every year, our High School Credit Session villagers take on a project to integrate everything they’ve learned about language, traditions, history, and art. Teams of villagers have worked together to solve environmental crises, to run political campaigns, and to retell Russian fairytales. The chance to dive into working with authentic materials, adapted for villagers’ familiarity with Russian, is part of what makes Lesnoe Ozero so special. Check out this Throwback to High School Credit villagers’ final projects from 2010, when they adapted Anton Chekhov’s work into short videos about Lesnoe Ozero!