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School takes bilingual path Tacoma's Blix Elementary offers bilingal program - TheNewsTribune.com

School takes bilingual path Tacoma's Blix Elementary offers bilingal program - TheNewsTribune.com | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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School takes bilingual path Tacoma's Blix Elementary offers bilingal program
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During morning circle time, students recite the days of the week and count off each date on the calendar.
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Private Catholic school attracts Hispanic families to dual language program.

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Forty Years Since Bilingual Education Ruling, Challenges Remain

Forty Years Since Bilingual Education Ruling, Challenges Remain | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Scholars plan to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Lau v Nichols -- the landmark civil rights case that created the legal basis for bilingual education -- ...
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Pupils thriving in Mandarin classes - Otago Daily Times

Pupils thriving in Mandarin classes - Otago Daily Times | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
George Street Normal School pupils will get an opportunity to show off their new-found Mandarin vocabularies later this year when a group from China visits the school.
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Interest in Bilingual Education Rises in US

Interest in Bilingual Education Rises in US | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Grand View Boulevard Elementary in Los Angeles is an unconventional school. Subjects are taught in both English and Spanish. That ultimately puts these students ahead of their peers i...
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Children exposed to multiple languages may be better natural communicators - UChicago News

Children exposed to multiple languages may be better natural communicators - UChicago News | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Children exposed to multiple languages may be better natural communicators UChicago News Liberman added, “Our discovery has important policy implications, for instance it suggests previously unrealized advantages for bilingual education.” Some...
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Dual-language programs prove successful - The Daily Tar Heel

Dual-language programs prove successful - The Daily Tar Heel | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
On Wednesday morning, seventeen students in Pedro Ortiz’s fourth-grade class sit in a circle on a rug displaying a world map, reading from marbled composition notebooks.
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Students in dual-language programs, such as Dallas ISD’s Rosemont, struggle at first

Students in dual-language programs, such as Dallas ISD’s Rosemont, struggle at first | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Bilingual and dual-language experts say students initially struggle but eventually outperform and excel.
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Bilingual Education In The South, Part Two: Another Program Across The Border (In Georgia) | WBHM 90.3

Bilingual Education In The South, Part Two: Another Program Across The Border (In Georgia) | WBHM 90.3 | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Pt 2 of my series, #bilingual Ed in the South. Model school where kids learn IN English, Spanish, Mandarin: http://t.co/PYicDPlaZd
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DIA DEL NIÑO En La Escuela Nestor Language Academy

DIA DEL NIÑO En La Escuela Nestor Language Academy | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

Paletas!

Se venden paletas dulces!

Las maestras de la Escuela Nestor Language Academy en San Diego/ Chula Vista y el paletero local  celebraron la cultura Mexicana usando el nuevo libro Dulces Recuerdos/ Sweet Memories por la autora Kathleen Contreras.

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Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs

Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Montana, home to nine Native American languages, becomes the second state to fund indigenous language immersion programs in public schools. The same languages were once forbidden in many schools.
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Online Dual Language Certificate Programs at SDSU

Click the link below to discover more information! http://go.sdsu.edu/education/dle/files/03459-2015_DLE_CORE_flyer_Final.pdf Earn a Professional ...
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Students learn to be bilingual through dual immersion learning - KJCT8.com

Students learn to be bilingual through dual immersion learning - KJCT8.com | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Students at the Dual Immersion Academy learn how to read, write, and do math, in both English and in Spanish.
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iTeach Bilinguals: Bilingual Teaching Resources

iTeach Bilinguals: Bilingual Teaching Resources | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Monday Movie - Bilingual Education - What are the benefits to putting your child in a school where they speak anot... http://t.co/Z8j3ggiEfc
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No child left monolingual: Kim Potowski at TEDxUofIChicago - YouTube

Kim Potowski is Associate Professor of Spanish linguistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she directs the Spanish heritage language program....
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Lewis Dual-Language Elementary wins national award

Lewis Dual-Language Elementary wins national award | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The award comes with a $5,000 prize
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Effectiveness of four instructional programs designed to serve English language learners

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Shortage of Dual Language Teachers: Filling the Gap - Education Week

Shortage of Dual Language Teachers: Filling the Gap - Education Week | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
One of the biggest problems facing the world langauges field is the lack of teachers. This post examines the demand and the potential supply.
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Predominantly Hispanic K-8 dual language immersion school strives for excellence and diversity

Predominantly Hispanic K-8 dual language immersion school strives for excellence and diversity | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
A San Francisco school in the heart of the Mission District is striving to become the country’s premier two-way immersion school.  Buena Vista Horace Mann, located on 23rd and Valencia streets, str...
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EXCHANGE: Belvidere schools offer dual-language program - SFGate

EXCHANGE: Belvidere schools offer dual-language program - SFGate | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
(AP) — Taped to a wall at Seth Whitman Elementary School are more than a dozen short essays written in Spanish with wavering second-grader penmanship.
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Bilingual Education In The South, Part Four: “Enormous” Economic Consequences | WBHM 90.3

Check out @WBHMEdDesk's in-depth 4-part series on bilingual ed/dual language in the South @WBHM. Congrats Dan Carsen! http://t.co/mMIHeyGnYq
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Challenges, optimism in learning Common Core in Spanish - 89.3 KPCC

Challenges, optimism in learning Common Core in Spanish - 89.3 KPCC | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
There are challenges, but students in dual-language classes in California are learning Common Core concepts in languages other than English.
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Undocumented Students Are Assets in American Classrooms

Undocumented Students Are Assets in American Classrooms | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Public discourse shouldn't focus on what immigrants "take" from America but rather on how they enhance the learning experiences for all the country's children.
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Get an Inside Look at add.a.lingua's #DLIevent and the Latest in Dual Language Immersion Research

We were delighted to welcome Diane J. Tedick, one of the nation's top researchers in dual language immersion (DLI) education to West Michigan this week. Dr. Tedick led a series of discussions about...
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A Badge of Honor for Bilingual Grads | Building A Better Indiana

A Badge of Honor for Bilingual Grads | Building A Better Indiana | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Indiana now among states giving special seal to bilingual grads http://t.co/1mgofibdjG #education
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CAL Solutions: Leading Dual Language Programs for Student Success

CAL Solutions: Leading Dual Language Programs for Student Success | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Learn effective strategies to promote greater understanding of cultural diversity in an interactive, hands-on learning format.
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