PLS is striving to meet the language needs of Piedmont families, but scheduling and learning needs vary. Our focus is to bring language to as many kids K-12 as possible. Here are some resources may supplement or provide alternatives to PLS.
Keep checking back as we add more resources and ideas…
Classes + camps in Spanish (and current PLS partner): Viva El Espanol
Classes + camps in Spanish, French and Mandarin: Lango Kids
Classes + camps in Mandarin: New Sprouts Chinese School
Classes mostly geared toward heritage speakers: East Bay Chinese School
Spanish-English immersion K-8: Escuela Bilingue Internacional
Mandarin-English Immersion K-8: Shu Ren International School
Mandarin-English Immersion: Yu Ming Charter School
French-English Immersion: Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley
French classes for kids/teens: http://french.berkeleylanguageschool.com
Online, interactive, audio-visual kids books in French, Spanish, Chinese and Russian: Tumblebooks @ Oakland Public Library
For TV options (how do you think so many people around the world learn American English – TV!): Add an “international” or Latino package to your Comcast or Uverse to view programming in Spanish, Chinese and more. Or check out V-Me a new national network for Spanish programming.