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English Learners and 21st-Century Literacy

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We all know that the demographics of America's public school population are shifting.
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 Moving forward to 21st century thinking and real-life applications for English learners. 

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Houston is awarded recognition for best Dual Language program in the nation

Houston is awarded recognition for best Dual Language program in the nation | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The Association of Two-Way and Dual Language Education (ATDLE) announced Houston ISD as the recipient of the 2017 District of Distinction award for its Dual Language program. “This national award is presented to schools and districts that have been trailblazers in establishing powerful school programs that ensure the opportunity of bilingualism and biliteracy for their…
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Dual Language Academy demonstrates advantages of bilingualism

Dual Language Academy demonstrates advantages of bilingualism | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
SEASIDE >> Maybe it’s the high parental participation at the school. Or the early implementation of the Common Core standards. Or the small class sizes in higher years. Or the training provided to teachers.Or very likely, the fact
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Region’s demand for bilingual workers is booming. Should D.C. schools offer more dual-language programs?

Region’s demand for bilingual workers is booming. Should D.C. schools offer more dual-language programs? | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The number of area job postings for bilingual teachers has risen 148 percent since 2010, a study shows.
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The multiple benefits of learning two languages

The multiple benefits of learning two languages | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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Two-Way Language Immersion Program FAQ - Two-Way Immersion (CA Dept of Education)

Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Programs in California frequently asked questions on two-way instructional approaches and other issues.
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Nearly Half of U.S. States Offer Special Recognition for Bilingual Graduates

Nearly Half of U.S. States Offer Special Recognition for Bilingual Graduates | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of students are earning the honors each year. More than 40,000 students in California, the birthplace of the biliteracy seal, earned the special recognition last school year.
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Dual Language Immersion - Office for Global Engagement - The University of Utah

Dual Language Immersion - Office for Global Engagement - The University of Utah | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The Inagural Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Bridge Program Student cohort visiting the U
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L.A. Unified is expanding beneficial dual-language programs for preschoolers

L.A. Unified is expanding beneficial dual-language programs for preschoolers | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Brain science says children learn languages young, so efforts are underway to start dual language programs before kindergarten.
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Educators Guide for Inquiry-based Science and English Language Development | Exploratorium

Educators Guide for Inquiry-based Science and English Language Development | Exploratorium | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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Elementary school students create dual-language newspaper

Elementary school students create dual-language newspaper | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
BURLINGTON — What started out as West View Elementary School classmates drawing comic strips has evolved into something more — the school’s own monthly newspaper, with a twist.
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Portland dual language study linked to significant reading gains


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Celebrating 25th Anniversary!  ATDLE conference

Celebrating 25th Anniversary!  ATDLE conference | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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Learn from the best! Los expertos en el campo de doble inmersión en toda la nación 
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Bravo Chicago!  7 More CPS Schools To Add Dual Language Programs

Bravo Chicago!  7 More CPS Schools To Add Dual Language Programs | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The district's dual language program helps students become fluent in both English and Spanish. 
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English learners: The Benefits of Dual Language Education

English learners: The Benefits of Dual Language Education | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
School districts across the country that have committed to reaping the benefits of dual-language instruction have found ways to make big gains in the face of obstacles, both perceived and real.
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Nine Features of High-Quality Language Immersion Programs

Nine Features of High-Quality Language Immersion Programs | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Language immersion education is a relatively new field, so how can educators know if a program is effective? Here are nine features of high-quality programs.
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Dual language immersion and global education programs soar at Unionville Elementary

Unionville Elementary in Union County, N.C. offers both dual language immersion and global education programs to its students.
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Nevada schools studying dual language options using Utah's programs as model

Nevada schools studying dual language options using Utah's programs as model | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Nevada students would have the opportunity to become bilingual as part of a dual-language immersion program presented during the Assembly education committee.
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Bilingual Education’s New Brand of Converts

Bilingual Education’s New Brand of Converts | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
States including Utah and Montana are aggressively pushing for programs that give native English speakers a competitive edge.
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Dual Language Instruction: An Overview (Part I) | Colorín Colorado

Dual Language Instruction: An Overview (Part I) | Colorín Colorado | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
During the past school year, I worked on two fascinating projects related to dual language instructional programs.
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Welcome to Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading | Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading

Welcome to Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading | Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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