Read a detailed explanation of some of the numerous cognitive benefits of bilingualism, from childhood through old age.

Research has overwhelmingly shown that when a bilingual person uses one language, the other is active at the same time.

Cerebrum, Oct 31, 2012

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Why Teaching Toddlers Mandarin Chinese Is a Smart Investment

ZDNet, Oct 20, 2010

China now has the second largest economy in the world. As a result, language immersion programs have seen a booming demand for Mandarin instruction.
Parents recognize that working knowledge of this widely spoken language will only help their children in their future careers.