Interesting Article on Language Acquisition and the Brain

Here is a really fascinating article from McGill University online news, on how learning a new language alters brain development, especially if a second language is acquired at an earlier age. I have seen proof of this: When I viewed data on Kindergarteners who participated in rigorous ELD instruction, they seem to become more proficient sooner than their Intermediate grades counter-parts, especially if the older students started later. Check it out!

http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/learning-new-language-alters-brain-development-230131

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