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Can knowing a foreign language help children when studying math?

Can knowing a foreign language help children when studying math? | use it or lose it | Scoop.it
Would math be easier for your kids if they spoke a different language? New research suggests that could be the reason behind the international math achievement gap.
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Fans flock to “Broncos En Español” - DenverBroncos.com (blog)

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The Broncos welcomed thousands of fans to Sports Authority Field at Mile High for the event. 
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Conrad Hackett on Twitter: "Most commonly spoken language other than English or Spanish http://t.co/06kA9CScOI"

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Language learning by the numbers — and how you can come out on top

Language learning by the numbers — and how you can come out on top | use it or lose it | Scoop.it
So let’s learn languages — for our careers, for our personal lives and so we can make the world a better place. Together.
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Wayne Rooney Admits Manchester United's Dressing Room is Being Overtaken by Spanish Language

Wayne Rooney Admits Manchester United's Dressing Room is Being Overtaken by Spanish Language | use it or lose it | Scoop.it
Manchester United captain has revealed it is all change at Old Trafford this season - as the club's dressing room is now dominated by the Spanish language....
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Coca Cola retira controvertido ingrediente de sus bebidas - BBC Mundo - Última Hora

Coca Cola retira controvertido ingrediente de sus bebidas - BBC Mundo - Última Hora | use it or lose it | Scoop.it
Después de que miles de personas firmaran una petición en internet, el mayor fabricante de bebidas del mundo decidió eliminar de sus productos el aceite vegetal bromado.
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La realidad sobre el tráfico de órganos en el mundo - BBC Mundo - Noticias

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La detención en México de un integrante del Cartel de los Caballeros Templarios por "robo de órganos" reactivó el debate sobre este tema. Pero, ¿cuánto hay de mito y cuánto de realidad? BBC Mundo investiga.
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How smartphone apps are revolutionising language learning

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When the iPhone launched in 2007, few could have predicted the impact it would have on education. One of the most powerful developments in education has been the arrival of language learning apps.
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García Márquez Liberated the Spanish Language from the Tyranny of the Past

García Márquez Liberated the Spanish Language from the Tyranny of the Past | use it or lose it | Scoop.it
His liberator's urge was not a matter of leftism. The urge was literary. (Where did Garcia Marquez draw the inspiration for his grand, timeless novels?
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Thoughts on Foreign Language With a Visual-Spatial Learner - Eclectic Homeschooling

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"My son recently said something to me that had me thinking. We have been studying several foreign languages in... http://t.co/rBfav6Y2zq
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A Test That Quantifies Basic Language-Learning Ability

A Test That Quantifies Basic Language-Learning Ability | use it or lose it | Scoop.it
Are some people just better at becoming fluent in new languages as adults?
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Ricky Martin to Present Rita Moreno with PEOPLE En Español Honor - People Magazine

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Ricky Martin to Present Rita Moreno with PEOPLE En Español Honor
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"Rita Moreno is part of our history at People En Español," says the magazine's editor, Armando Correa.
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A second language spurs learning centers in the brain - Medill Reports: Chicago

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A second language spurs learning centers in the brain
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Learning a language, “helps improve their skills in general,” Shook said.
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Census Data Shows Record High 61.8 MILLION People In USA Speak Foreign Language In Homes

Census Data Shows Record High 61.8 MILLION People In USA Speak Foreign Language In Homes | use it or lose it | Scoop.it
The number of people living in the United States who speak a language other than English in their homes has now reached an all-time high. The latest data, from the U.S.
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One in five in the U.S. don’t speak English at home, immigration report says

One in five in the U.S. don’t speak English at home, immigration report says | use it or lose it | Scoop.it
Nearly half of all California school-age children speak a language other than English at home, as do a third of Texans and Nevadans, a report being released Monday by the Center for Immigration Studies found.
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Queen of Spain Visits Washington Heights Dual-Language School - DNAinfo

Queen of Spain Visits Washington Heights Dual-Language School - DNAinfo | use it or lose it | Scoop.it
Queen of Spain Visits Washington Heights Dual-Language School DNAinfo They receive access to support and resources from Spain's Ministry of Education and Science, including teacher and student exchange programs, partnership with Spanish schools,...
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Being bilingual: Parents see benefit in early language learning - News - Needham Times - Needham, MA

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By Jonathan Damejdame@wickedlocal.comDerek Oliveira needed to find a preschool for his 2-year-old son Logan.He and his spouse shopped around, looking (Being bilingual: Parents see benefit in early language learning - News - Needham Times - Needham,...
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Become Fluent in Any Language with Gabriel Wyner | CreativeLive - Learn. Be Inspired.

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Speaking a foreign language gives you more sophisticated problem-solving skills, more tools for multitasking and expressing yourself, and opens up more career opportunities – not to mention the ability to more fully immerse yourself in other...

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Dual Immersion program examined - Sierra Wave

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Dual Immersion program examined
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They found that English only classes caused Spanish-speaking students to excel early, but by middle-school the Dual Immersion students caught up or surpassed their counterparts.
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'The Daily Show's' Al Madrigal to Host Primetime Fusion Special on Growing ... - Latin Post

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How Learning An Additional Language Could Influence Your Business - Forbes

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How Learning An Additional Language Could Influence Your Business
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I've written extensively about the ways good grammar and command of the English language can make or break a business (or a career).
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Forget Foreign Languages and Music. Teach Our Kids to Code | Opinion | WIRED

Forget Foreign Languages and Music. Teach Our Kids to Code | Opinion | WIRED | use it or lose it | Scoop.it
The general assumption is that young kids lack the faculties to comprehend a topic as seemingly esoteric as programming. But it is code, not Mandarin, that will be the true lingua franca of the future.
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21 Ways to Say Hello | Visual.ly

21 Ways to Say Hello | Visual.ly | use it or lose it | Scoop.it
Learn how to say hello in 21 languages. You'll be able to greet new friends wherever you travel.
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Netflix to make its first Spanish-language original series for 2015 - Digital Spy

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Netflix to make its first Spanish-language original series for 2015
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Netflix to make its first Spanish-language original series for 2015. By Jamie Harris. Thursday, Apr 24 2014, 2:59am EDT.
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MyLINGO app bridges gap at the movies

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As the largest and longest running bilingual Latino publication in the NW Chicago Suburbs, Reflejos highlights the Latinos in our communities. (Spanish-language audio track app MyLINGO lets US #Hispanics bridge the language gap at the #movies.
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