International Group Page
Group lead – Lena Smirnova
Group coordinator –Liza Bradulina
Regular meeting place- Caltech Y
Who are our students?
- Children who have recently come to the US from other countries with Russian as their native language
- Children who live in the US but speak Russian at home
- Children who have only one Russian speaking parent
Why are we doing this?
- Children do not forget their native language
- They continue developing their social,emotional, and cognitive skills regardless their fluency in English
- Increase their Russian vocabulary
- Outreach to local communities who also speak Russian