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School language program expands - Delmarva Now

School language program expands - Delmarva Now | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
School language program expands
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Three schools — McIlvaine Early Childhood Center in Magnolia, William C.
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Dual language schools continue to expand in Delaware and Virginia.

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DIA DEL NIÑO En La Escuela Nestor Language Academy

DIA DEL NIÑO En La Escuela Nestor Language Academy | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

Paletas!

Se venden paletas dulces!

Las maestras de la Escuela Nestor Language Academy en San Diego/ Chula Vista y el paletero local  celebraron la cultura Mexicana usando el nuevo libro Dulces Recuerdos/ Sweet Memories por la autora Kathleen Contreras.

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Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs

Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Montana, home to nine Native American languages, becomes the second state to fund indigenous language immersion programs in public schools. The same languages were once forbidden in many schools.
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Students learn to be bilingual through dual immersion learning - KJCT8.com

Students learn to be bilingual through dual immersion learning - KJCT8.com | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Students at the Dual Immersion Academy learn how to read, write, and do math, in both English and in Spanish.
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iTeach Bilinguals: Bilingual Teaching Resources

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Monday Movie - Bilingual Education - What are the benefits to putting your child in a school where they speak anot... http://t.co/Z8j3ggiEfc
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No child left monolingual: Kim Potowski at TEDxUofIChicago - YouTube

Kim Potowski is Associate Professor of Spanish linguistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she directs the Spanish heritage language program....
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"Día" Blog Hop with Latino Children's Authors

"Día" Blog Hop with Latino Children's Authors | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
@Latinas4LatLit's Día #Blog Hop w/ #Latino Children's Authors. Join, read, share! #education #edu #bilingual http://t.co/JNDgM9FxbQ
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On The High School Diploma: A 'Bilingual' Stamp Of Approval?

On The High School Diploma: A 'Bilingual' Stamp Of Approval? | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Indiana may soon allow high school students to graduate with a 'seal of biliteracy.' Eight other states already do.
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In Dayton, A Dual Language Program Helps Students With Limited English - WYSO

In Dayton, A Dual Language Program Helps Students With Limited English - WYSO | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
About a quarter of the students who attend Ruskin Elementary School on the east side of Dayton’s don’t speak English as their first language. Of the 11
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Biliteracy in Action Science and Spanish Language Arts Fourth Grade

In this video, Cheryl Urow, co-founder of the Center for Teaching for Biliteracy, models moving from oracy to literacy in a two-way immersion dual language ...
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Multilingual multicolored | Planet Yang

Multilingual multicolored | Planet Yang | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Planet Yang: Multilingual makes for a richer world for Chronicle of Higher Education. http://t.co/UAVwg8a9xy http://t.co/EkUlTBSXs9
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In lagging on bilingual education, we’re squandering valuable asset - The Boston Globe

In lagging on bilingual education, we’re squandering valuable asset - The Boston Globe | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
“Proficiency in more than one language is a critical skill in the globalized 21st-century economy, and yet we do little to develop these students’ native language abilities.” — Phyllis Hardy and Helen Solorzano...
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Undocumented Students Are Assets in American Classrooms

Undocumented Students Are Assets in American Classrooms | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Public discourse shouldn't focus on what immigrants "take" from America but rather on how they enhance the learning experiences for all the country's children.
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Get an Inside Look at add.a.lingua's #DLIevent and the Latest in Dual Language Immersion Research

We were delighted to welcome Diane J. Tedick, one of the nation's top researchers in dual language immersion (DLI) education to West Michigan this week. Dr. Tedick led a series of discussions about...
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A Badge of Honor for Bilingual Grads | Building A Better Indiana

A Badge of Honor for Bilingual Grads | Building A Better Indiana | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Indiana now among states giving special seal to bilingual grads http://t.co/1mgofibdjG #education
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CAL Solutions: Leading Dual Language Programs for Student Success

CAL Solutions: Leading Dual Language Programs for Student Success | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Learn effective strategies to promote greater understanding of cultural diversity in an interactive, hands-on learning format.
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Charters trying new strategies to teach new language

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Some local charter schools becoming a beacon for fast-growing Latino student population.
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What next for multilingual education? - Cambridge Conversations

What next for multilingual education? - Cambridge Conversations | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Multilingual, Education, Language, Translanguaging, Jasone Cenoz, Durk Gorter, Multilingualism, Translation,Cambridge Applied Linguistics
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Bridging Cultures at El Monte Education Center

Bridging Cultures at El Monte Education Center | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
For an El Monte teen already bilingual in English and Spanish, learning Chinese can have social and economic advantages for her future.

Via Charles Tiayon
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Generation One – Go Inside A Dual-Language Class

To learn English, Spanish-speaking students need to master Spanish first, educators say. At Bowie Elementary in the Grand Prairie school district, many ...
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Casper dual language program receives grant from National Security Agency - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Paradise Valley Elementary School will receive $70,000 from the National Security Agency to support students learning Mandarin Chinese at the school.
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Benefits of Bilingual Education

Authors of 'Building Bilingual Education Systems', Peeter Mehisto and Fred Genesee discuss the benefits of bilingualism. Bilingual Education Systems is edited ...
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Bilingual Education Promotes Psychology, Diversity

Bilingual Education Promotes Psychology, Diversity | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Learning a second language helps children grow up with reduced essentialist beliefs and prejudice. At the same time, it strengthens their creative and cognitive performance.
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