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New Report Looks Into Educational Needs of Dual Language Learner Preschoolers | First 5 LA

New Report Looks Into Educational Needs of Dual Language Learner Preschoolers | First 5 LA | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
December 17, 2012 First 5 LA-Funded Report Identifies Effective Teaching Methods (New @First5LA funded report looks into the educational needs of dual language learner preschoolers.
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It's never too early to identify teacher competencies for educating pre-school students in dual language programs.

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Second Language Proficiency | Avenues New York

Second Language Proficiency | Avenues New York | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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A private school in New York offers a global curriculum and second language opportunities following the lead of dual language programs in public education around the country.

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East Oakland school's teachers bring back worldly lessons - Contra Costa Times

East Oakland school's teachers bring back worldly lessons - Contra Costa Times | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
East Oakland school's teachers bring back worldly lessons Contra Costa Times Principal Moyra Contreras and teachers Evelyn Ramirez, Marijke Conklin, Lara Ginsberg and Daniel Camacho are returning to Xochistlahuaca, Mexico, for the third time where...
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World lessons for teachers and their dual language students.

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From the CEO: VIF Expands Dual Language Immersion Programs In North Carolina

From the CEO: VIF Expands Dual Language Immersion Programs In North Carolina | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
VIF is excited to welcome 14 new schools to our current network of NC schools offering Splash Language Immersion programs.
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Dual-language programs grow in Arizona public schools

Dual-language programs grow in Arizona public schools | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
At dozens of local neighborhood public schools throughout Arizona, many kindergarteners learn a second language through dual-language immersion programs.
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Asian Immersion Schools Surge in Popularity to Meet Demand - NBCNews.com

Asian Immersion Schools Surge in Popularity to Meet Demand - NBCNews.com | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
NBCNews.com Asian Immersion Schools Surge in Popularity to Meet Demand NBCNews.com According to the Center for Applied Linguistics, dual language immersion programs began in the United States in 1971, with Spanish and French dominating as the most...
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Rosemount's Adventures in Learning summer program serves multilingual ... - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Rosemount's Adventures in Learning summer program serves multilingual ... - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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States encourage bilingualism with diploma seals - Chron.com (blog)

States encourage bilingualism with diploma seals - Chron.com (blog) | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
States encourage bilingualism with diploma seals Chron.com (blog) The honor is part of a pilot project led by several school districts in the state with dual-language programs, and the Oregon Department of Education plans to make the bilingual...
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Pairing Panama with the people of West Liberty -- Dual-language camp keeps ... - Muscatine Journal

Summer language camp continues Spanish language learning.

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2014 World Cup: World languages broadcast

2014 World Cup: World languages broadcast | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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World languages broadcast at La Copa Mundial!

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The importance of dual language immersion programs - Educational ...

The importance of dual language immersion programs - Educational ... | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
“The proposal is for dual language immersion (DLI) programs, which differ slightly from bilingual education programs,” Carter said. “The goal is to give students education in all core areas in both languages – acquiring English ...

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ATDLE

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ATDLE - the Association of Two-Way & Dual Language Education ATDLE annual professional development conference.

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Excellent resources, research, teaching practices, and inspiration at the premier dual language professional development conference in the nation.

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7 Reasons Why It's Good To Speak Another Language

7 Reasons Why It's Good To Speak Another Language | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
It's one of life's truths: Being bilingual or multilingual can only be considered a good thing.
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Bilingual Education Isn't Necessary? Think Twice About That.

Bilingual Education Isn't Necessary? Think Twice About That. | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
You can look at the influx of native Spanish (and other) language speaking children into our schools in two ways: A valuable natural resource or a burden. (Think #BilingualEd isn't important?
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A bit of humor and a sad history.

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Want your bilingual kids to get ahead? Teach them a third language: computer code

Want your bilingual kids to get ahead? Teach them a third language: computer code | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
In our computerised world, code literacy is becoming essential. A group of tech pioneers aims to teach children the basics ... (Want your bilingual kids to get ahead?
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Coding- a logical choice for language education programs.

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LA Unified to add more dual language immersion programs

LA Unified to add more dual language immersion programs | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
LA Unified plans to expand its dual language immersion program next fall, adding Spanish language programs to three elementary schools.
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States Are Recognizing And Rewarding Students Who Have Bilingual Skills

Dual-language programs have gained in popularity across the U.S. as employers seek bilingual, bicultural workers, and more parents view bilingualism as necessary for their children's success in a globalized world.
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Dual Language Immersion Programs Expand Across North Carolina

Dual Language Immersion Programs Expand Across North Carolina | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 -- VIF Splash Language Immersion programs will be implemented in 47 schools during the 2014-15 school year. (Our Dual Language Immersion Programs Are Expanding Across North Carolina!
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Teachers from Spain to bolster USD 501 bilingual programs - Topeka Capital Journal

Teachers from Spain to bolster USD 501 bilingual programs
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Do bilingual children learn language differently?

Do bilingual children learn language differently? | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
New Concordia research dispels a common linguistic myth. (According to a new study, #bilingualkids actually learn new words faster than monolingual children.
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#TalkAboutIt S2E19: Education - YouTube

In a world of rapidly changing technology, keeping up with the latest trends can be hard work. And predicting the future even harder. This week on #TalkAbout...
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Exciting new technologies and language learning in Australia.

Mandarin language featured @ 14:20 mark.

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Washington Celebrates New Law Promoting Bilingual Education | Education Northwest

In honor of Washington state’s new Seal of Biliteracy law, a group of educators, lawmakers, and other stakeholders who are dedicated to the academic success of English learners gathered at the Kent School District office on June 9.
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Summer programs help students retain dual language skills - St. George Daily Spectrum

Summer programs help students retain dual language skills - St. George Daily Spectrum | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Summer programs help students retain dual language skills
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Be sure to view short video highlighting the Chinese language program.

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Spanish immersion graduates see lasting benefits of program

Spanish immersion graduates see lasting benefits of program | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Paul Breaux Middle School students are the first in the district to complete its Spanish immersion program for kindergarten through eighth-grade students.
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Bilingualism Can Help Close Learning Gaps for Immigrant Students

Bilingualism Can Help Close Learning Gaps for Immigrant Students | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
While exposing children to more than one language is all the rage among affluent parents, lower-income immigrant kids may benefit most of all.
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O Jogo Bonito: UW-Madison screening World Cup 2014 matches in a dozen languages - Isthmus | The Daily Page

O Jogo Bonito: UW-Madison screening World Cup 2014 matches in a dozen languages - Isthmus | The Daily Page | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
As four weeks of World Cup 2014 matches arescreened at locations across Madison, most of the broadcasts will be in English. Several spots will go with Spanish commentary, of course. UW-Madison, though, will be screening much of the tournament in around a dozen languages, representing most of the 32 participating nations.
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