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Can Bilingualism Help With Rescuing Children From Poverty?

Can Bilingualism Help With Rescuing Children From Poverty? | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

Children from low socioeconomic status which are raised bilingual have better cognitive skills than similar monolingual children, being more focused and better able to ignore distractions, all characteristic known to be crucial for the development of language, literacy and mathematics capabilities.


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New Head Of NYC Schools Vows To Focus More On Middle Schools And Dual ... - Fox News Latino

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Arch Chinese - Mandarin Teaching Tools

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Chinese language teaching tools, Mandarin Teaching tools, Chinese character tools, Chinese phrase tools, Print Chinese phrase...

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Asia Society: A world of children's literature « Mandarin Immersion ...

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When it comes to enhancing students' cultural understanding, text books and lecture series only go so far. But two websites are attempting to challenge that norm by promoting international literature as a way for students to ...

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Wow! New map shows all the Mandarin immersion programs in US ...

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Computer scientist and web developer Nathan Yeung is a student at Brigham Young University's Dept. of Computer Science–but more importantly a dad who was looking for a Mandarin immersion program for his own kids.

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More U.S. children adding Chinese to their ABCs

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In Mandarin immersion teacher Kennis Wong's kindergarten class, her young pupils are making paper masks glued to sticks that they twirl between their palms, showing a different...


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Mandarin immersion schools in the United States in 2014 | Mandarin Immersion Parents Council | Education

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Mandarin immersion schools in the United States in 2014 | Mandarin Immersion Parents Council: Excerpted from t... http://t.co/uAca8oNl46


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Elements of Utah's approach to Mandarin immersion

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Utah is standardizing and creating a model for the development of Mandarin (and other) immersion programs. They call it the Flagship – Chinese Acquisition Pipeline, or F-CAP for short. The elements of this approach are ...

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Mandarin/English Two-way Immersion Program: Language Proficiency and Academic Achievement


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Hillsboro schools committee hears research, methods behind dual language ... - OregonLive.com

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Pike schools to host Chinese exchange students - The Pike County Daily

Pike schools to host Chinese exchange students - The Pike County Daily | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Pike schools to host Chinese exchange students The Pike County Daily In August, leaders from Pike, Ross, Scioto, and Jackson counties entered into talks with a Chinese education group concerning the possibility of a partnership with Weiming...
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500 most common chinese characters, 500个最常用汉字列表 - Learn Chinese Tools&Resources学中文工具和资料 - Learn Chinese Mandarin Online with the best Chinese school - ChineseTime School

500 most common chinese characters, 500个最常用汉字列表 - Learn Chinese Tools&Resources学中文工具和资料 - Learn Chinese Mandarin Online with the best Chinese school - ChineseTime School | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

Learn Chinese Forum... 500 most common Chinese characters


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PUSD Mandarin Dual Language Immersion Teacher Wins National ...

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... with the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) whose primary mission is to provide professional development and technical assistance to Two-Way Bilingual Immersion and Dual Language programs across ...

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Mandarin Dual Language Immersion Program

A look at PUSD's Mandarin Dual Language Immersion program.

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Katherine Brim-Edwards's curator insight, March 14, 2014 1:44 AM

Case study of dual-language immersion program method

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Center for Applied Second Language Studies: Third Grade Mandarin Immersion Curriculum Unit Available | Education

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Hearing Bilingual: How Babies Sort Out Language

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Once, experts feared that young children exposed to more than one language would suffer “language confusion,” which might delay their speech development. Today, parents often are urged to capitalize on that early knack for acquiring language. Upscale schools market themselves with promises of deep immersion in Spanish — or Mandarin — for everyone, starting in kindergarten or even before.


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One child, two fluent languages
Parents who want their kids to become bilingual turn to local immersion programs in Spanish and, now, Mandarin.
BY KELLY ST. JOHN REGIER
Published: February, 2012

OC Family - Kids. Home. Life.(http://t.co/4Zpygtdd One Child, Two Languages...)...


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Mandarin immersion schools in the United States in 2014 | Mandarin ...

Mandarin immersion schools in the United States in 2014 | Mandarin ... | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Utah emerges as an immersion giant. Also notable in 2009 was the launch of Utah's Dual Language Immersion program. That year saw 25 immersion schools open in the state, eight of which featured Mandarin.

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Dr. Kathleen Contreras's curator insight, November 29, 2013 1:16 PM

Immersion education's growth: Citius, Altius, Fortius:  Latin for 

" Faster, Higher, Stronger"

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Overcoming school diversity disparity - Statesman Journal

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Overcoming school diversity disparity
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After volunteering in classrooms during college, Herrera realized she could make a difference through teaching.
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