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'The Story of Spanish' offers a rich history of the language

'The Story of Spanish' offers a rich history of the language | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Every summer, millions of Americans repeat again and again a word that has its roots in Taino, the Caribbean language spoken by the people Christopher Columbus met when he first landed in the Americas.
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Authors of "the Story of French"  share the "Story of Spanish"  

Lovers of language, history, and culture will be intrigued.

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NEISD expands dual language program - WOAI

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NEISD expands dual language program
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After talking with parents whose 5th graders were in the dual language programs at 4 elementary schools, N.E.I.S.D.
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Taking the Lead in Dual Language Instruction

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Taking the Lead in Dual Language Instruction - CSUSM (San Jacinto & Banning offer dual immersion MT: @ogul: CSU San Marcos trains teachers for dual language.
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Latino children make greatest gains in NC Pre-K - Phys.Org

Latino children make greatest gains in NC Pre-K - Phys.Org | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Phys.Org Latino children make greatest gains in NC Pre-K Phys.Org A new summary of 12 years of research on North Carolina's pre-kindergarten program for at-risk 4-year-olds shows that "dual-language learners" make the greatest academic progress in...
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Mother Tongue Multilingual Education | Education | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Mother Tongue Multilingual Education | Education | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
.@jordics78 @Josgarma @fecemo1 @2013javi @pandugar Per què m'insulta? Costum naci? El Perich es referia a això. Miri: http://t.co/BQCgzPDYo7
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TPS language immersion program

TPS language immersion program | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The dual language school at Monroe helps students learn languages. (Our Dual Language Immersion school has several spots open for Pre-K students. See story ...
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Abroad is right here in classrooms  where students and teachers are from other countries and cultures.

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US School Enrollment Hits Majority-Minority Milestone - Education Week News

US School Enrollment Hits Majority-Minority Milestone - Education Week News | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
US School Enrollment Hits Majority-Minority Milestone Education Week News It now serves 1,200 students in Spanish-English dual-language programs in eight of its elementary schools, and it is developing a pipeline of bilingual educators by providing...
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5 Reasons to Love Dual Language Immersion Programs

5 Reasons to Love Dual Language Immersion Programs | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Source: Takepart.com By: Melanie Smollin Over the past 15 years, traditional bilingual education programs have fallen out of favor in the United States. Criticized for isolating English-language le...
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School's dual-language program helps inspire similar programs - Sun-Sentinel

School's dual-language program helps inspire similar programs - Sun-Sentinel | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
School's dual-language program helps inspire similar programs Sun-Sentinel When the school implemented its dual-language, two-way immersion program last school year with the core subjects taught half in Spanish and half in English, it was one of...
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Interest Growing for Bilingual Learning in NY - Voices of NY

Interest Growing for Bilingual Learning in NY - Voices of NY | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
For many immigrant families, the growing dual-language program in city schools helps them revive their cultural roots. (RT @VoicesNY: In @NYCSchools, preference for bilingual education is growing reports @eldiariony.
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Multilingual Multiculturalism - Sonoma Valley Sun

Multilingual Multiculturalism
Sonoma Valley Sun
A customary education in Europe is by nature multilingual and multi-literate. Here in America, we teach language almost as an afterthought in the higher grades in elementary school.
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The Importance of a Dual Language Education - YouTube

A fun, upbeat video promoting the School District of Waukesha's Two-Way Dual Language program. Beginning in Kindergarten, students are instructed in the Dist...
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Hodge Road begins Spanish immersion program - Eastern Wake News

Hodge Road begins Spanish immersion program - Eastern Wake News | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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Dual Language Certificate...Extended Learning...CSUSM

Online Dual Language Certificate courses are available at CSUSM which teach principles and foundations of cultural and linguistic diversity.
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Why Your Kids Should Learn A Second Language | Early Childhood Education ZoneEarly Childhood Education Zone

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Why Your Kids Should Learn A Second Language | Early Childhood Education Zone http://t.co/ftluNNi7u3 #multilingual #WorldLanguage
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What Research Tells Us About Immersion

What Research Tells Us About Immersion | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Learn about the benefits and challenges of language immersion programs. (RT @learningintwo: Benefits and challenges of Dual Language Instuction.
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HISD expands dual language program to 28 schools - KTRK-TV

HISD expands dual language program to 28 schools - KTRK-TV | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
HISD expands dual language program to 28 schools
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... children to a different language in a full day setting, everyday throughout the year, in a whole new way. It's become so popular, there is now a waiting list just to get into this program.
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Strategies vary in tough competition for bilingual teachers

Strategies vary in tough competition for bilingual teachers | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
"Since we are bilingual, we could do it in English or Spanish," said Olga Robles, 23, who moved from the Rio Grande Valley this summer to work at Bussey Elementary in the Aldine Independent School District.
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Let's support our own dual language graduates by guiding their higher education plans into teacher education.

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World languages now offered at Penn, Trafford middle schools - Tribune-Review

World languages now offered at Penn, Trafford middle schools - Tribune-Review | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

World languages offered in middle school invigorates language program at the high school level.

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Countdown to 2014-2015: What’s new in HISD #5 — Dual-language programs expanding to 14 more schools | News Blog

Countdown to 2014-2015: What’s new in HISD #5 — Dual-language programs expanding to 14 more schools | News Blog | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
RT @HoustonISD: Countdown to 2014-2015: What’s new in HISD #5 — Dual-language programs expanding to 14 more schools! http://t.co/NW1z5BXnMW
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Tweet from @PPSConnect

Tweet from @PPSConnect | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Two-day camp recently helped early learners prep for state's first Vietnamese Dual Language Immersion program! http://t.co/AqC4DY0ZgS
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Students In Nebraska's Two Dual Language Programs Outperforming Peers | netnebraska.org

Students In Nebraska's Two Dual Language Programs Outperforming Peers | netnebraska.org | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
RT @UNKLanguages: Students in Nebraska’s Two Dual-Language Programs Outperforming Peers. http://t.co/BYXQdG8CBX
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Student success in the Midwest with dual language programs

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School offers mix of English and Spanish - KOKI FOX 23

School offers mix of English and Spanish - KOKI FOX 23 | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
School offers mix of English and Spanish
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"This is the place to be if you want your child to learn a second language or to be open minded about different cultures," said Liliane Vannoy, Dual Language Immersion School Principal.
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Learning abroad, here at home. Dual language programs bring cultures, teachers, and communication from abroad to local program.

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Bright Learners, Big Country - Language Magazine

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Bright Learners, Big Country
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SLG is a reputable, privately-run, Chinese summer camp provider. SLG has been dedicated to promoting two-way language & cultural exchange between the students of China and the U.S.
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Se Habla Espanol: Bilingual education expands at TUSD - KVOA Tucson News

Se Habla Espanol: Bilingual education expands at TUSD - KVOA Tucson News | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Se Habla Espanol: Bilingual education expands at TUSD
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That's because bilingual education is becoming more prevalent at a younger age thanks to Tucson Unified School District.
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Bruce Drysdale dual language program expands - BlueRidgeNow.com

Bruce Drysdale dual language program expands - BlueRidgeNow.com | Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Bruce Drysdale dual language program expands BlueRidgeNow.com Kindergarteners enrolled in Bruce Drysdale Elementary's dual language program are reading, writing and learning mathematics and science lessons entirely in Spanish this year, as part of...
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North Carolina expands dual language program by recruiting teachers from Spanish-speaking countries. 

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