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Language-immersion programs expand in California’s schools | State News | FresnoBee.com

Language-immersion programs expand in California’s schools | State News | FresnoBee.com | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
At the Thomas Edison Language Institute in Sacramento, kindergarteners and pre-kindergartners sang a lighthearted song in Spanish last week featuring words that begin with the letter “n.”
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How the Brain Benefits From Being Bilingual | TIME.com

How the Brain Benefits From Being Bilingual | TIME.com | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
Never mind how well spoken you might be now, you will never again be as adept with languages as the day you were born. Indeed, the youngest person in any room is almost always the best linguist there too.
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Bilingual babies are smarter

Bilingual babies are smarter | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
They may mix words in one sentence in a charming mélange of franglais or Spanglish but dual-language babies may be smarter than those who babble in only one lingo.

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Bilingual Babies Get an Early Edge

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Babies may get an early learning advantage from bilingual parents.

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This State May Overturn Its Bilingual Education Ban

This State May Overturn Its Bilingual Education Ban | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
A law banning most bilingual education in California schools may be overturned by a new bill, restoring efforts to address language barriers in a state where nearly a quarter of students are English learners.

Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Long Beach/Hu...
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How Bilingual Babies Keep Languages Separate

How Bilingual Babies Keep Languages Separate | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
Infants can tell two languages apart by the age of 7 months
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Why learn a foreign language? Benefits of bilingualism - Telegraph

Why learn a foreign language? Benefits of bilingualism - Telegraph | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your CV or handy for travelling. It will make you smarter, more decisive and even better at English, says Anne Merritt.
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Cassandra Sanchez's comment, February 3, 2014 11:29 AM
This is a really interesting article with the key points that really draw my attention. It'd be interesting to continue looking into some of those "top 10" advantages in detail. I think it's particularly interesting that this comes from the UK, where bilingualism and multilingualism is much more prevalent. It's a great idea to look into more international sources- I think I'll try doing this more now! Thanks for sharing this article!
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Dementia onset is delayed in bilingual people - The Hindu

Dementia onset is delayed in bilingual people - The Hindu | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
The Hindu Dementia onset is delayed in bilingual people The Hindu A more recent way of addressing this mind-body dialectic is the study of how bilingualism and people who speak two languages fluently and use them in daily life affects their brain...
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California senator proposes restoring bilingual education

California senator proposes restoring bilingual education | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
SACRAMENTO -- Sixteen years after California voters approved an initiative requiring public school instruction in English, state Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) introduced a measure Thursday to repeal the requirement of Proposition 227.
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Why this bilingual education ban should have repealed long ago

Why this bilingual education ban should have repealed long ago | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
Linguistic professor chimes in on why California's senator pushing to repeal the bilingual education ban is long overdue.
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Bilingual brain stays 'flexible' longer: Study

Bilingual brain stays 'flexible' longer: Study | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
The brains of babies raised in bilingual households are...

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Bilingual babies not overburdened by demands of two languages

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The finding suggests that children growing up in a multilingual environment are neither confused nor disadvantaged by having to cope with two mother tongues (RT @globeandmail: Bilingual babies not overburdened by demands of two languages

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Benefits Of Bilingual Education

INFOGRAPHIC: The Benefits Of Bilingual Education | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
Hispanic Heritage Month provides the perfect opportunity to explore how bilingual education positively or negatively affect our children. Despite study after study showing that bilingual education benefits students and communities, budget cuts and xenophobia nationwide have led to many dual-language programs being cut in Florida, Texas and California.
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How America Can Get Her Bilingual Groove Back

How America Can Get Her Bilingual Groove Back | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
America is behind the world in the number of its citizens that are bilingual. President Obama should set a simple but profound goal for our nation: by the year 2035, 51 percent of our population should be bilingual.
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The Benefits of Bilingualism

The Benefits of Bilingualism | Las ventajas y efectos del bilingüismo | Scoop.it
Being bilingual makes you smarter and can have a profound effect on your brain.

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Bilingüebabies's curator insight, April 16, 2013 2:41 AM

I hope my children thank me, I wish my great grandparents knew this!

Franchie Cappellini's comment, January 24, 2014 6:14 AM
I had no idea the lasting effects of bilingualism! I also think its so interesting how the view of bilinguals has changed over the years. From this article I can clearly see the benefits of raising your kid bilingually—they are more adept and aware of their environment.