The 100 Languages of Children

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The hundred languages are the endless number of children’s potentials, their ability to wonder and to inquire. The hundred languages remind us that there are multiple ways of seeing and multiple ways of being. The internationally acclaimed educational excellence of the preschools and infant-toddler centers …

The Beauty of the Reggio Emilia Approach to Learning

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Reggio Emilia Approach: Learning by Doing La Scuola International School is the only Reggio Emilia Inspired, International Baccalaureate and Italian language immersion school in the world!  Our mission is to inspire brave learners to shape the future. Children feel confident in their ideas, trust their …

La Dolce Vita Gala is March 30th!

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Gala season is upon us here in San Francisco! And La Scuola is delighted to participate. This year’s La Dolce Vita gala will be held on March 30, 2019 at the Westfield San Francisco Centre. La Dolce Vita is a formal gala that includes a …

Every Child Loves La Scuola

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Grazie to iItaly.org for this lovely posting about La Scuola International School! This Italian immersion school in San Francisco started as a playgroup in 2002 and now counts 320 children. Director Valentina Imbeni: “Parents from different backgrounds chose us not only because they love Italy …

A Voice from our Parent Community

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We are so grateful to have another parent of the La Scuola International School ‘Famiglia’ sharing her family’s story! Rossa, a parent of a PreSchool student, shares about her experience of having a strong community has given tremendous support to raising her son and having …

A Very Special Evening Honoring a Member of Our Community

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A wonderful honor was granted to a member of our Italian community this past week. Friends and foodies celebrated legendary food activist Alice Waters, founder of Chez Panisse (http://www.chezpanisse.com/about/alice-waters/) and Edible School Garden, as she was knighted for all that she has done to bridge …

A Voice from our Parent Community

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One of our featured blog topics will be Voices From Our Parent Community. This week I had the privilege of speaking with Harry, a parent who came into the La Scuola ‘famiglia’ four years ago with his wife Michelle and their daughter Zoe who was …

Italian Language Immersion – Why Do Language Immersion?

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The Values of Language Immersion for Children Growing up in the United States during the 80s and 90s, you didn’t hear much in the way of language immersion learning. Sure, you had foreign language classes by the time you reached middle school, but you only …

Valentina back from Rome! Italian Language in the World & La Scuola Italian Language Immersion School

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Bentornata d’Italia Valentina! We are happy  to welcome back Valentina from her travels in Italy! Recently our beloved Head of School, Valentina Imbeni, travelled to Rome to participate in the Joint Action Assembly for Italian Language in the World, “Stati Generali della Lingua Italiana nel …