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Momentum Builds for Dual-Language Learning

Momentum Builds for Dual-Language Learning | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
Growing numbers of schools are offering dual-language classes, where teachers split instruction between English and a second language.

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Welcome | Colorín Colorado

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Un sitio bilingüe para familias y maestros para ayudar a los niños a leer.

 

A bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners.


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The Value of Cooperative Learning Activities for English Language Learners | English Language Learners / Dual Language Learners / Multicultural Education Support - Language Lizard Blog

The Value of Cooperative Learning Activities for English Language Learners | English Language Learners / Dual Language Learners / Multicultural Education Support - Language Lizard Blog | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
Cooperative learning activities can help English Language Learning (ELL) students excel in their English language development and skills.

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Global Competence: Prepare Youth to Engage with the World

Global Competence: Prepare Youth to Engage with the World | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it

Global competence is one of the end products for dual language students. An excellent resource for marketing our students in a global society and economy. Free download.


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This article discusses the importance of education in shaping the future generations. It is important to prepare our students for the world we live in and ensure that they have the skills necessary to be globally competent. 

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Dual-language immersion programs growing in popularity

Dual-language immersion programs growing in popularity | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it

In a Glendale public school classroom, the immigrant's daughter uses no English as she conjugates verbs and writes sentences about cats.

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What Does the Common Core Mean for English Language Learners? | Colorín Colorado

What Does the Common Core Mean for English Language Learners? | Colorín Colorado | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
This section offers information about implementing the Common Core State Standards with English language learners.

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Oral Language and Vocabulary Development for Young Dual Language Learners

Oral Language  and Vocabulary Development for Young Dual Language Learners | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
  MABE's Encouraging Collaboration Series Presents  Mariela Paez Professor of Teacher Education, Special Education, Curriculum and Instruction Department, at Boston College   MABE supports the National Council of La Raza ‘s recommendation of...

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Bilingual Brains – Smarter & Faster | Psychology Today

Bilingual Brains – Smarter & Faster | Psychology Today | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
Better attention and cognition in children who grow up in bilingual settings. By Dr. Judy Willis, M.D., M.Ed....

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Dual Language Education of New Mexico

DLeNM is a non-profit organization serving the professional and informational needs of New Mexican communities who wish to develop, refine and/or implement dual language education programs.

 

Our Legacy, Their Future: Providing Children with a World-Class, Multilingual Education.


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Dual language program offers innovative learning | Bellevue students simultaneously can learn English and either Chinese or Spanish - Bellevue Reporter

Dual language program offers innovative learning | Bellevue students simultaneously can learn English and either Chinese or Spanish - Bellevue Reporter | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
Studies show that students who learn two languages enjoy numerous benefits, including greater college and career success.

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College Board Puts Spotlight on Needs of ELLs, New Kinds of Tests

College Board Puts Spotlight on Needs of ELLs, New Kinds of Tests | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it

 ELL access to CCS.

Kenji Hakuta urges CB to view bilingualism as key 21st century skill.


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Burbank Unified moves toward dual-language learning - Burbank Leader

Burbank Unified moves toward dual-language learning - Burbank Leader | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
Burbank Unified moves toward dual-language learningBurbank LeaderBurbank Unified is moving to join the growing trend of dual-language education — a system that in neighboring Glendale has spread like wildfire as parents eagerly sign their students...

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Translating the Common Core for Dual-Language Classrooms

Translating the Common Core for Dual-Language Classrooms | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it

When it comes to putting the new common standards into classroom practice, dual-language teachers must prepare and adapt their instructional strategies to teach the more-rigorous common standards in language arts and mathematics not only in English, but in a second language.


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Report: More Pre-K Programs Needed for Dual-Language Learners

Report: More Pre-K Programs Needed for Dual-Language Learners | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
Veteran education reporter Lesli Maxwell has worked both inside and outside of major school systems. Join her now as she delves into the educational, policy, and social issues surrounding English-language learners in U.S.

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DUAL-LANGUAGE LEARNING PROGRAM BECOMES A MODEL

DUAL-LANGUAGE LEARNING PROGRAM BECOMES A MODEL | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
A gaggle of fifth-graders pours out of the school library, filling the hallways with giddy chatter.

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We Are The World

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Dual language program in Denver proves its mission to skeptics.


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Education Nation: The real benefits of being bilingual

Education Nation: The real benefits of being bilingual | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it

Being bilingual benefits brain functioning for life.


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The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual - Dana Foundation

The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual - Dana Foundation | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it

Cognitive benefits of being bilingual are highlighted and discussed.


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The Astounding Effectiveness of Dual Language Education for All

Virginia P. Collier and Wayne P. Thomas
George Mason University


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Dual language immersion

(SOT kids dancing) It may look like any other elementary school song and dance program for parents. (Music) But you may not notice at first glance that these...

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Dual Language Schools: Can Children with Speech Issues Attend ...

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A colleague of mine from first grade has a monolingual speaker in English who has a speech problem with his “r's” and ask me if this would be an impediment for this student to continue in the program.

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Madison's Dual Language Immersion Program Deemed A Success - WISC Madison

Madison's Dual Language Immersion Program Deemed A Success - WISC Madison | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
Madison's Dual Language Immersion Program Deemed A SuccessWISC Madison"The idea was to be able to offer bilingual education but in an environment where Spanish-speaking kids didn't have to be alone or separate from the rest of the school," said...

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Little Canada Elementary dual-language aim: smarter, bilingual kids - TwinCities.com

Little Canada Elementary dual-language aim: smarter, bilingual kids - TwinCities.com | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
When Alison Clow starts teaching kindergarten at Little Canada Elementary next school year, half of her class wont understand most of what shes saying.

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5 Tips to Help Bilingual Children Shine in the Classroom | English Language Learners / Dual Language Learners / Multicultural Education Support - Language Lizard Blog

5 Tips to Help Bilingual Children Shine in the Classroom | English Language Learners / Dual Language Learners / Multicultural Education Support - Language Lizard Blog | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
RT @LanguageLizard: 5 Tips to Help Bilingual Children Shine in the Classroom: http://t.co/3x7Q28p #ellchat #edchat #bilingual #esl #ell...

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The Latino Gap: Dual Language Programs Offer Hope | KPBS.org

The Latino Gap: Dual Language Programs Offer Hope | KPBS.org | Dual-Language Education in Public Schools | Scoop.it
California voters called for a virtual end to bilingual education. But things have changed. As part of our ongoing series, some educators believe an increasingly popular model of bilingual teaching can help close the Latino education achievement gap.

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