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Why raise a child bilingual? Parents on language, culture, and roots (Video) - 89.3 KPCC (blog)

Why raise a child bilingual? Parents on language, culture, and roots (Video) - 89.3 KPCC (blog) | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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Why raise a child bilingual?
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Parents voice their support of dual language programs emphasizing the importance of integrating culture and language.

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Bilingual education could make a comeback | EdSource

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The Dual Language Immersion Parent-Student-Teacher Conference Model - YouTube

Learn about the Utah State Office of Education's Dual Language Immersion Parent-Student-Teacher Conference model. The conference provides a tremendous opport...
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Bilingual Learning | 89.3 KPCC

Bilingual Learning | 89.3 KPCC | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
KPCC's series on the science, options, and dilemma of dual language education. (http://t.co/dBrNUdnXVS #bilingual #education)
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The Language of Community: Student-Centered Bilingual Education in Rural Mexico

The Language of Community: Student-Centered Bilingual Education in Rural Mexico | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post. Nestled in the lush mountains of Durango, Mexico, the villages of Los Charcos and Huazamota are unlikely to catch the eye of the average vis...
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Grassroots bilingual education honoring indigenous languages and cultures.

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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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Theater program teaches Spanish to Latino children whose parents can't - Los Angeles Times

Theater program teaches Spanish to Latino children whose parents can't - Los Angeles Times | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Theater program teaches Spanish to Latino children whose parents can't
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At 7 years old, Camilo fluidly switches from one language to the next. He can write and read relatively well in all three.
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40th Anniversary of Lau vs. Nichols Decision: A National Conference on the Rights of Linguistic Minorities

Conference on rights of linguistic minorities to mark 40th Anniversary of Lau v. Nichols http://t.co/6x0cEB9xID #bilingual #education #law
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Jump in Seals of Biliteracy Awarded - Year 2014 (CA Dept of Education)

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Reports Jump in Number of Students Earning Seal of Biliteracy.
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Biliteracy in American Sign Language/English for high school students.. A step forward.

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Broadway Elementary Mandarin Immersion Program

Elementary students in Broadway's dual-language, Mandarin & English Program receive a rigorous education in language arts, social studies, mathematics, and s...
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Informative and inspiring for parents interested in dual programs.

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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.

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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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