FASP Featured in March Issue of Princeton Perspectives

Princeton Perspectives online magazine

French American School of Princeton’s new Accelerated Immersion Program is featured in the March issue of the online magazine Princeton Perspectives. The magazine’s topic this month is: “Change Can Be Hard. How Do We Know If It’s The Right Choice? We take a look at some of the various changes happening in our area, and offer…

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A Bilingual Education for an English-Speaking Family: Evelyn Morison’s Story

Bilingual Student and her family

“Why should I learn French when we live in the US and speak English?” asked six-year-old Evelyn Morison when her parents enrolled her at French American School of Princeton (FASP) in First Grade to begin her bilingual education. It’s a question asked by many English-speaking families when exploring private school options in Princeton, NJ. For…

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French American School of Princeton Math & Science Middle School Teachers Nominated for Princeton Prize for Distinguished Secondary School Teaching

French American School of Princeton Middle School science class

French American School of Princeton (FASP) is proud to nominate Natalie Martin and Sonia Grare, Middle School teachers in Math and Science, for the Princeton Prize for Distinguished Secondary School Teaching awarded annually by Princeton University. French American School of Princeton Bilingual Education In FASP’s bilingual curriculum, Middle School students study Math and Science in…

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French American School of Princeton Invites Applications for New Accelerated French Language Immersion Program for Grades 1-3

french immersion student

PRINCETON, NJ. (February 1, 2023): French American School of Princeton (FASP) is pleased to welcome applications for its new Accelerated French Language Immersion program for grades 1-3 for the 2023-24 school year. No prior knowledge of French is required for entry. Information sessions will be held on Wednesday, February 15 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.,…

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Developing Language Skills in Maternelle

Retelling the Story

Throughout the Maternelle grades, FASP students were introduced to an innovative language method to develop their French skills: Narramus or “the Art of Narrating.” This language method uses French storybooks as apparatus. It allows children to expand their vocabulary, improve comprehension, and develop their oral skills playfully and assertively. In anticipation of the story, children…

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Art, Travel, and History

Learning about the Mona Lisa

Grade 1 students are working on a bilingual and interdisciplinary project linking French and English language arts, social studies, and art. This project started with reading The Wolf Who Solved the Mystery of the Missing Mask, by Orianne Lallemand (“Le loup qui enquêtait au musée”), which tells the story of a famous wolf leading an…

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The Many Benefits of Bilingualism

According to the Associated Press, in 2001, up to 66 percent of the world’s children were raised bilingual. As bilingualism has become more common, it grew into a popular academic research topic. Numerous studies concurred that speaking multiple languages brings many benefits in brain development, social skills, and economic advantages.  The Cognitive Advantages of Bilingualism…

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Why Is The French Language An Asset in Today’s World?

By Aude Quiroga, bilingual Admissions Director at the French American School of Princeton and mother of three trilingual children Any language is a new window to the world. Knowing a second language encourages cross-cultural awareness and understanding, skills that are valued by businesses, in today’s global economy. This is why most American universities require knowledge…

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Why Choose a Bilingual Education ?

Head of School, Corinne Güngör, provides insights on the benefits of bilingual education and bi-literacy: Article published in the PrincetonKIDS Magazine 2018-2019 As young parents, we were speaking with our first child’s pediatrician when he strongly advised us against speaking to him in our respective native languages. We looked at each other and smiled: we…

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