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Translanguaging-Guide-March-2013.pdf

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Translanguaging:  Language in motion.  A living, legitimate language practice among bilinguals that merits observation and participation.  What role does translanguaging play in dual language education and among familiy interactions?

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Building ELLs' Literacy Early Is Crucial

Building ELLs' Literacy Early Is Crucial | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
More states and school districts are aiming to reach ELLs early as mounting evidence shows that exposure to language instruction boosts young children's odds of stronger academic achievement later on.
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The Best Resources For Learning About The Multilingual Education Act Ballot Initiative In California

The Best Resources For Learning About The Multilingual Education Act Ballot Initiative In California | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Out here in California, we’ll be voting this year on an important ballot initiative this fall, the Multilingual Education Act. It’s pretty big stuff and there seems to have been surpris…
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Battle of bilingual education once again brewing in California

Battle of bilingual education once again brewing in California | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
California poised to make major shift towards bilingual education, pending the results of fall election, but lacks enough qualified teachers.
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Dual Language Education Programs: Current State Policies and Practices

Dual Language Education Programs: Current State Policies and Practices | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Recent research suggests that dual language education programs, a type of bilingual education program in which students are taught literacy and academic content in English and a partner language, provide more opportunities for English learners (ELs)...
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AIR Researchers: States, Districts Increasingly Embrace Dual-Language Programs, But Face Implementation Challenges

School districts in most states employ at least one dual-language program, in which students receive instruction in English and a partner language to hel
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Learning and leading in multiple languages: NYC expands bilingual programs (commentary)

By Carmen Fariña, NYC Schools Chancellor Like many New Yorkers, I grew up speaking Spanish at home (and a bit of Galician!) and English at school. My parents, stressed the importance of maintaining literacy in my native and my adopted language, and instilled an understanding of the lifelong benefits of being bilingual and bicultural.  


Starting in fall 2016, there will be 38 more new bilingual programs, including 29 Dual Language programs and nine Transitional Bilingual Education programs across the five boroughs through New York City, in these languages: Chinese, Haitian, Creole, French, Arabic, Polish and Spanish.

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School Successes Inspire N.C. Push for Dual Language

School Successes Inspire N.C. Push for Dual Language | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

Collinswood Language Academy's experiences with two-way language learning illustrate why North Carolina state education officials are sold on the idea.

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City Language Immersion Charter School- CLIC

CLIC is a free public charter school located in the West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. CLIC uses dual-immersion and a constructivist, project-based ...

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The Young Dual Language Learner: 20 Short Videos

This YouTube channel features a video series that shines a bright light on best practices in the field of dual language learning – showcasing teaching strate...

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How Portland Public Schools is Building a Pipeline of Bilingual Teachers - EdCentral

How Portland Public Schools is Building a Pipeline of Bilingual Teachers - EdCentral | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The growing push to expand dual immersion programs in states and districts across the country is prompting a question: Where can administrators find bilingual teachers?
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Dual Language Immersion Program at Westmont Elementary

Educating high achieving bilingual and bi-literate global citizens prepared to excel in the 21st century. website: www.pusd.org/westmont

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The Dual Language Immersion Parent-Student-Teacher Conference Model

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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Report: California making strides with English learners

Report: California making strides with English learners | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Some California schools are tackling English learner education by targeting students who've been in the programs for five years or more.
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Dual Immersion Programs: How States Foster Expansion, Face Challenges - EdCentral

Dual Immersion Programs: How States Foster Expansion, Face Challenges - EdCentral | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Dual immersion is a powerful instructional model for dual language learners (DLLs). A new report looks at how states are supporting its expansion.
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As dual-language immersion reaches Glendale middle schools, officials eye offerings

As dual-language immersion reaches Glendale middle schools, officials eye offerings | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
When Glendale Unified established its first dual-language immersion program in 2003, the school district became a trailblazer for offering students a Spanish class where they would spend at least 50% of the day speaking and learning in Spanish.
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Vamos a Leer

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Mari Arellano's comment, May 10, 5:42 PM
A series of books to use in dual language immersion classes. Very useful.
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In a global economy, Mass. lags in teaching foreign languages - The Boston Globe

In a global economy, Mass. lags in teaching foreign languages - The Boston Globe | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
States such as Utah, Indiana, and Delaware have stepped up their efforts with immersion programs for elementary students.
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Saving Spanish in Miami

Saving Spanish in Miami | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Fifty years ago, hundreds of thousands of Cubans immigrated to the southern tip of Florida. Now, the city has to teach a new generation how to thrive in a bilingual economy.
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Spanish to English, English to Spanish: Minnesota’s dual-language...

Spanish to English, English to Spanish: Minnesota’s dual-language... | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

LITTLE CANADA — Brittany O’Connor presented a typical math lesson to her third-graders Tuesday, but she taught it in an unconventional way — in Spanish....

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Libros en Espanol para toda la comunidad

Libros en Espanol para toda la comunidad | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

Lectorum tiene la mejor y más completa selección de libros en español para adultos, jóvenes y niños, con una oferta de más de 25.000 títulos. Somos los distribuidores exclusivos de algunas de las editoriales más prestigiosas del mundo!

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Adopting dual-language programs is one way parish schools adapt for Latino students, the new Catholic majority

Adopting dual-language programs is one way parish schools adapt for Latino students, the new Catholic majority | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

#AllSaintsCatholicSchool leads story on #CatholicSchools adapting for growing #Latino Catholic pop @RVACathSchools https://t.co/x7pPrv4rYm

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R.A.M.E. - Riverbank Academy of Multilingual Education

Dual Language Immersion Education is a research based language program model with proven results where the outcome for both native English and Spanish speake...

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Why would I want to send my child to a dual language immersion school?

Why would I want to send my child to a dual language immersion school? | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

What are the benefits of sendining your child to a dual language immersion school? Mastering two or more languages has enormous benefits for students.

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