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School, Family, and Community Partnerships: Your Handbook for Action

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This updated edition for building school-community partnerships to increase learning includes new examples, inventories defining leadership roles, and a workshop PowerPoint presentation on CD-ROM.
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Bilingualism 'enriches the brain'

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Learning a second language can boost brain power, scientists believe.

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The language learning theories of Professor J. Cummins

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The information and advice on this page was written for FIS teachers in advance of the visit to the school of Professor J. Cummins. Cummins is one of the world’s leading authorities on bilingual education and second language acquisition. Mainstream teachers who have a knowledge of his theories and act on his advice will be in a much stronger position to help the ESL students in their classes.


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Emotions in More than One Language | Psychology Today

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The language(s) of emotions in bilinguals By Francois Grosjean, Ph.D....

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How cultures combine and blend in a person | Psychology Today

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Bilinguals who are also bicultural By Francois Grosjean, Ph.D....


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The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA)

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Bilingual children have a better “working memory” than monolingual children


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Use of mother tongue vital, studies show

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The Nation - Thailand's most updated English news website, Breaking news,Thai politics news,Business update,Bangkok news,Thailand Travel,Analysis - nationmultimedia.com (Use of mother tongue vital for success, studies show.)...

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Why Speaking Two Languages Improves Self-Control | Sandra Aamodt | Big Think

Why Speaking Two Languages Improves Self-Control | Sandra Aamodt | Big Think | Bilingualism,  mother tongue, dialogic learning | Scoop.it

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Neuroscience and the Bilingual Brain

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Dr. Judy Willis (@judywillis on Twitter) is an authority on brain research as it relates to learning. She is a regular blogger at Edutopia. You can also find her online at RADteach.

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Pursuing the Bilingual Edge: Teaching Children a Second Language

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No matter what your child rearing style, even if your family speaks only English on a daily basis, you can give your children the advantages of being bilingual by teaching them a second language.


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How the bilingual brain copes with aging: As brain power decreases, older adults find new ways to compute language

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Older bilingual adults compensate for age-related declines in brainpower by developing new strategies to process language, according to a recent study published in the journal Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition


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World's languages are dying | UNESCO Languages of the world

World's languages are dying | UNESCO Languages of the world | Bilingualism,  mother tongue, dialogic learning | Scoop.it

"Experts say half of the world's 7,000 languages may be extinct by the end of this century. People lose the ability to speak their local language, as well as the cultural knowledge these languages hold, when they switch to global languages, such as English. "


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