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Study: The Sharper Minds of Bilinguals

Study: The Sharper Minds of Bilinguals | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Veteran education reporter Lesli Maxwell has worked both inside and outside of major school systems. Join her now as she delves into the educational, policy, and social issues surrounding English-language learners in U.S.

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"The bilingual juggles linguistic input and, it appears, automatically pays greater attention to relevant versus irrelevant sounds. Rather than promoting linguistic confusion, bilingualism promotes improved 'inhibitory control,' or the ability to pick out relevant speech sounds and ignore others."

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Momentum Builds for Dual-Language Learning

Momentum Builds for Dual-Language Learning | Education-Caitlin | Scoop.it
Growing numbers of schools are offering dual-language classes, where teachers split instruction between English and a second language.
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