A growing number of Southern California parents are choosing to place their kids in immersion schools not to learn English, but to learn a foreign language – sometimes one that isn’t spoken at home.

Find out what happens inside the brain as children are immersed in a multilingual education, and explore the infinite uses of multilingualism in a world with ever-evolving communications technology.

This video is part of a multimedia package, which can be found at projects.scpr.org/bilinguallearning

By Maya Sugarman (twitter.com/maya_sugarman)

Special thanks to the Franklin Magnet School, UCSD Developmental Cognitive and Social Neuroscience Lab, Bell Tower Trilingual School, and El Marino Spanish Immersion Public School.

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