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Online Dual Language Certificate Programs at SDSU

Click the link below to discover more information! http://go.sdsu.edu/education/dle/files/03459-2015_DLE_CORE_flyer_Final.pdf Earn a Professional ...
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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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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.

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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

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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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Monica M Gonzalez, M.Ed.'s curator insight, August 30, 2015 5:51 PM

Bilinguals express less biases towards differences than monolinguals. Bilingual education not only benefits students who are learning a new language, but also benefits the class community.


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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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Caldwell Elementary Dual Language Immersion Showcase

Caldwell Elementary Dual Language Immersion Showcase - March 2015.
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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

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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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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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Henry Hartzler's curator insight, June 22, 4:09 AM
This was an incredibly insightful video that was reminiscent of my experience observing the dual language classrooms in West Liberty. I think it is very helpful to see an example of how specific vocabulary and literacy development are supported. However, the video is entirely in Spanish so it is difficult to follow exactly if you do not understand.
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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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Dual-language programs prove successful - The Daily Tar Heel

Dual-language programs prove successful - The Daily Tar Heel | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
On Wednesday morning, seventeen students in Pedro Ortiz’s fourth-grade class sit in a circle on a rug displaying a world map, reading from marbled composition notebooks.
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Zimmer: immersion school is 'game-changer' to stem falling enrollment - LA School Report

Zimmer: immersion school is 'game-changer' to stem falling enrollment - LA School Report | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
LA Unified school board member Steve Zimmer calls a proposed $30 million Mandarin-immersion elementary school in Mar Vista “a game-changer.”
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