According to Rosetta Stone, only 18% of K-12 students study a world language - at a time when today's students face a global future where language skills and global competency will have direct impact on career success.
Parents , however, place a high value on language learning, with 57% believing that speaking another language is a critical skill for their children's future. So do employers, who are attracted to the flexibility and insight multilingual talent represents.
Students with world language skills will be prepared to compete for global jobs, fully engage in a world of greater diversity, manage multicultural; colleagues, and collaborate on global teams.
Integrating technology into the world language classroom:
This eBook from Rosetta Stone includes stories and statistics from some of their US-based school clients who explain how technology has improved learning outcomes in their world language classroom.