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Teaching dual-language, multiculturalism and diversity in the classroom. Tips, tools and articles for teachers and schools.
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Duolingo is Building a World with Free Education and No Language Barriers

Duolingo is Building a World with Free Education and No Language Barriers | Teaching in a global world | Scoop.it
Duolingo - Learn Languages for Free, by Duolingo - There are plenty of fantastic free apps in the iTunes Store and Duolingo is definitely a stand out!
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An awesome app to help learn languages. I use this app and it keeps me practicing my language skills. 

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PreK-3rd: Challenging Common Myths About Dual Language Learners, An Update to the Seminal 2008 Report | Foundation for Child Development

The Foundation for Child Development (FCD) is a national, private philanthropy dedicated to tracking and improving the well-being of America’s children.

Via Dr. Kathleen Contreras
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Very informative!

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YISD dual language seniors honored > Ysleta Independent School District

YISD dual language seniors honored > Ysleta Independent School District | Teaching in a global world | Scoop.it
YISD dual language seniors honored > Ysleta Independent School District http://t.co/azLRrJZxna
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Another school graduates their first group of dual language seniors, how exciting!

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The Latino Gap: Dual Language Programs Offer Hope | KPBS.org

The Latino Gap: Dual Language Programs Offer Hope | KPBS.org | Teaching in a global world | Scoop.it
California voters called for a virtual end to bilingual education. But things have changed. As part of our ongoing series, some educators believe an increasingly popular model of bilingual teaching can help close the Latino education achievement gap.
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wlDualLangResearch.pdf

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Research on dual language from a Florida school district

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Bilingual education

Bilingual education | Teaching in a global world | Scoop.it
Pre Kinder Bilingual Teacher on the Texas/Mexico Border ! :) I love what I do and wouldn't change it for the world. Tammi is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.
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Belinda Garcia's comment, May 7, 2013 9:36 PM
This pinterest board is super cool! Love it!
Rubi Valencia's comment, May 9, 2013 3:37 PM
so many cute activities:)
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SpanglishBaby™

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Raising Bilingual & Bi-Cultural Children
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An amazing blog! They also have a great Pinterest.

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Andrea Coppinger's comment, May 7, 2013 7:03 PM
This is such great advice! I have seen students who speak many languages and are often seen as having a disability. It is a good idea for parents to get a second opinion from someone else also so they are sure on how to work with and help their children.
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Language Program Continues to Push the Minds of Elementary Kids

By: Diana Johnsen djohnsen@kcautv.com They're not your typical classrooms.

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This is a wonderful video showing a 4th grade class in action

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Teaching content through a second langugae

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Rubi Valencia's comment, May 9, 2013 3:42 PM
Learning a new language is very challenging but it is very beneficial and rewarding.
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Translating the Common Core for Dual-Language Classrooms

Translating the Common Core for Dual-Language Classrooms | Teaching in a global world | Scoop.it
Efforts are underway to adapt the common standards for dual language classrooms.
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This is a blog posting which contains tips and links for the common core for dual-language

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14 Best Books About Global Education

14 Best Books About Global Education | Teaching in a global world | Scoop.it
One of the best ways to learn about global educational systems is through the wealth of books that are out there on the subject.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Melanie Luttrell Werner
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More helpful resources to learn about global education

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200 languages: Manchester revealed as most linguistically diverse city in western Europe

200 languages: Manchester revealed as most linguistically diverse city in western Europe | Teaching in a global world | Scoop.it
Manchester’s Curry Mile has long enjoyed a reputation as a place to get a decent “Indian”. It is not bad if you fancy a Lebanese, Palestinian, Turkish or Persian either. There is even a chip shop.
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A great example of somewhere that knowing multiple languages would expand who you could communicate with

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Bilingual learning, from an early age - The Daily Planet

Bilingual learning, from an early age - The Daily Planet | Teaching in a global world | Scoop.it
Bilingual learning, from an early age
The Daily Planet
The Telluride Early Childhood Center is tapping into this educational zeitgeist by becoming a dual-language preschool that incorporates both English and Spanish.
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A great article regarding Dual Language programs

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Momentum Builds for Dual-Language Learning

Momentum Builds for Dual-Language Learning | Teaching in a global world | 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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Sara Hocamp's comment, May 7, 2013 12:32 AM
I couldn't agree with this more! I don't understand why this isn't a priority in all schools. I believe that children can drastically benefit from dual-language programs and it will only help them in their future!
Belinda Garcia's comment, May 7, 2013 9:35 PM
Dual-language programs give children amazing benefits and yes everyone should have them!
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Dual Language

Dual Language | Teaching in a global world | Scoop.it
Hi friends! I'm a mommy of two girls and a bilingual reading teacher. I love to take great ideas and try them out at school and home. Hope you find some inspiration today!
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Another great Pinterest account. Pinterest is fee to join and you can get a lot of great tools here. 

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6 Ga. schools to begin dual-language programs

OnlineAthens.com is the daily online edition of The Athens (GA) Banner-Herald.
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6 schools?! This is quite an advancement for dual-language and GA. 

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Teaching in multicultural classrooms: tips, challenges and opportunities

Teaching in multicultural classrooms: tips, challenges and opportunities | Teaching in a global world | Scoop.it
What does a range of nationalities in class bring to the teaching and learning experience? A collection of teachers give us a glimpse into their multicultural classrooms
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Sue Blough's comment, May 8, 2013 12:25 AM
These articles offer an interesting perspective on immersing foreign students in English education. It is wise advice to include the parents whenever possible.
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NABE2009_10ThingsDLResearch_4web.pdf

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This is a great presentation on dual-language research

 

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Rubi Valencia's comment, May 9, 2013 3:44 PM
Very good overview of the dual language research. I am always so interested on learning new things about this program :)
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Language Programs Flower in Utah’s Schools

Language Programs Flower in Utah’s Schools | Teaching in a global world | Scoop.it
Utah, with a history of missionary work, hopes to create a bilingual work force, in part to lure international businesses. (RT @SpeechTherapist: Wow Utah! I'm impressed!
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