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Spanish and English elementary programs in US public schools.
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Dr. Porfirio Loeza: How Bilingual Children Construct Success in School

Dr. Porfirio Loeza, Ed.D. Professor, presented “You Also Have Your Favorite Ones!”: A Case Study of How Two Bilingual Children Construct “Success” i
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Bilingual education back on ballot 18 years after voters rejected it

Bilingual education back on ballot 18 years after voters rejected it | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
Proposition 58, a Nov. 8 ballot measure would roll back the restrictions of Proposition 227, a 1998 law that profoundly changed how English learners in California ar
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Worth a read. Good background on Prop. 227 and the new Prop 58.
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Will Bilingual Education Improve Literacy And Student Skills Development?

Will Bilingual Education Improve Literacy And Student Skills Development? | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
Researches have shown that bilingual education may help improve student literacy and skills development.
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Reading Aloud Can Help Bridge Gaps in Language Learning

Reading Aloud Can Help Bridge Gaps in Language Learning | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
Reading aloud can help children in language learning
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Why The Dual Language Immersion Approach Will Change Achievement In American Public Schools | American Councils

Why The Dual Language Immersion Approach Will Change Achievement In American Public Schools | American Councils | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
Why The Dual Language Immersion Approach Will Change Achievement In American Public Schools | American Councils https://t.co/wcWqO3hFQu
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Language Immersion Breakout Session with Dr. VonCannon

Language Immersion Breakout Session with Dr. VonCannon.
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Battle of bilingual education once again brewing in California

Battle of bilingual education once again brewing in California | Dual Language programs | 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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Inside a Kindergarten Dual Immersion Classroom: Our Spanish Bilingual Education Journey - De Su Mama

Inside a Kindergarten Dual Immersion Classroom: Our Spanish Bilingual Education Journey - De Su Mama | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
When researching Spanish bilingual education, I couldn't find any visuals of a Kindergarten dual immersion classroom. So, here you go, come look!
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A mother's perspective.
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Bilingual Education’s New Brand of Converts

Bilingual Education’s New Brand of Converts | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
States including Utah and Montana are aggressively pushing for programs that give native English speakers a competitive edge.
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Toy Animals | A Bilingual Child

Albert brings two toy animals from home and paints their picture while talking with his teacher. Questions and reflections: • What are some of Albert’s lingu...
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Bilingual education makes dollars, sense for students - The Daily Texan

Bilingual education makes dollars, sense for students - The Daily Texan | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
Columnist Josie MacLean makes the case for bilingual education in schools.
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Transitioning to the Secondary Immersion Classroom

Davis School District Secondary Dual Language teachers and their students talk about what students can expect when they move from the elementary Dual Languag...
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Advice from students for students in a DL program in Middle school.
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Five Fundamental Strategies for Bilingual Learners

Five Fundamental Strategies for Bilingual Learners | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it

This article aims to provide educators with five fundamental strategies to promote linguistic cross-pollination among students in dual language classrooms. These recommendations are drawn largely from the Center for Applied Linguistics.

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Very important points! I think that #4 is especially important.

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The Incredible Benefits Of Being Bilingual

The Incredible Benefits Of Being Bilingual | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
Most people in the world speak more than one language, suggesting the human brain evolved to work in multiple tongues. So are those who speak only one language missing out?
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This is about language learning in general and the benefits of being bilingual. Very interesting article.
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Dual Language Programs Explained

In recent years, there has been an increased interest in dual-language programs, in which students receive instruction in both English and a partner language to ...
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This is the best time to become bilingual, according to brain science

This is the best time to become bilingual, according to brain science | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
A study has examined the brain activity of mono- and bilingual children.
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12 Increíble Bilingual Spanish/English Apps and Websites for Kids

12 Increíble Bilingual Spanish/English Apps and Websites for Kids | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
Experts list the bilingual Spanish/English teaching websites and apps they think are muy bien for kids.
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For English speaking parents who want to help their kids at home.
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The Importance of a Dual Language Education

A fun, upbeat video promoting the School District of Waukesha's Two-Way Dual Language program. Beginning in Kindergarten, students are instructed in th
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The Sooner You Expose A Baby To A Second Language, The Smarter They’ll Be

The Sooner You Expose A Baby To A Second Language, The Smarter They’ll Be | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
Just hearing two languages helps babies develop cognitive skills before they even speak. Here's how - and how you can help them develop those skills.
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Educational success through bilingual education

Educational success through bilingual education | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
It is a key finding of contemporary educational research that the children of migrants experience educational disadvantage vis-à-vis their native-born peers. The educational disadvantage of bilingu…
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An international example of the benefits of dual language education.
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Ideas Matter - Bilingual Education

Ideas Matter - Bilingual Education | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
In our Ideas Matter segment we take time just about every week to check in with the state humanities councils in our 7-state region. Today we're speaking
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It is short but deals with what happens when children who grew up here return to Mexico. Very interesting.
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Bilingual toddlers better at solving certain problems

Bilingual toddlers better at solving certain problems | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
The benefits of learning more than one language early on. https://t.co/AAMcMeNyG3
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March 2016 - Language Magazine

March 2016 - Language Magazine | Dual Language programs | Scoop.it
Attentive Listening Kate Kinsella offers strategies to support English learners in becoming focused and proactive learners Redefining Proficiency Sara Davila explains why granular measurement is challenging established ways of thinking Playing With Content A pan-European team offers the prospect of content-and-language-integrated learning inspired by drama pedagogy Pushing the Multilingual Envelope Kathy Stein-Smith updates us on the campaign for world language learning in the …
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Bilingual education

Bilingual education involves teaching academic content in two languages, in a native and secondary language with varying amounts of each language used in acc...

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General information about kinds of bilingual programs. This is for audio learners.

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