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The Seal of Biliteracy

The Seal of Biliteracy | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school, district, or state in recognition of students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages.
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Resources for Dual Language Schools, Parents, Teachers and Administrators

Resources for Dual Language Schools, Parents, Teachers and Administrators | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
We are a community for dual language school leaders, educators, advocates and parents to help students achieve biliteracy through dual language immersion.
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An effective resource for new dual language programs learning from educators from across the nation.  Effective components and guidelines for starting and maintaining dual language programs.
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Dual-Language Immersion Programs Raise Student Achievement in English | RAND

Dual-Language Immersion Programs Raise Student Achievement in English | RAND | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
A large study of elementary school dual-language immersion (DLI) programs found that the programs raised student achievement in English and fostered proficiency in a second language, with no drop in students' performance in mathematics or science.
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Garland ISD: One-Way Dual Language

Garland ISD is so excited to give you a peek into what’s going on in our One-Way Dual Language Classrooms! The One-Way Dual Language is an enrichment program...
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Bilingual/Dual Language Education

Video produced for decision-makers and the public about the benefits and research behind bilingual and dual language education (9 minutes) (http://bit.ly/SEA...
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Bilingual/Dual Language Education - Families

Video produced for Spanish speaking families about the benefits and research behind bilingual and dual language education (11 minutes/Spanish with English su...
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24. Dual-Language Education, Report #1: The Revolution Begins –

24. Dual-Language Education, Report #1: The Revolution Begins – | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
 24. Dual-Language Education, Report #1:
The Revolution Begins

Imagine there was a new way of teaching that results in most students becoming truly bilingual and biliterate before finishing high school.
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DLENM Store|Abriendo brecha: Antología crítica sobre la educación bilingüe de doble inmersión

DLENM Store|Abriendo brecha: Antología crítica sobre la educación bilingüe de doble inmersión | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Una obra llena de recursos para el estudio y la implementación de la educación bilingüe, especialmente el modelo novedoso de inmersión dual. Un libro repleto de conceptos, teorías y modelos útiles para los maestros, los teóricos, y las personas involucradas en la política educativa. Es un gran logro que este libro se publique originalmente en español en los Estados Unidos.
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Help Support Our Dual Language Immersion and Bilingual Programs PreK-12th grade!

Help Support Our Dual Language Immersion and Bilingual Programs PreK-12th grade! | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
There is an opportunity to provide “seed” and “capacity building” funding to our school districts seeking to expand existing dual language immersion or developmental bilingual programs or to establish new dual language immersion or developmental bilingual programs or early learning dual language...
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Make the promise of Prop. 58 real by supporting and expanding dual language schools in California through state-level grants supporting a number of proven needs in the area of recruitment, material acquisition, professional development, and parent and community outreach and more.
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Supporting DLLs in Superdiverse PreK-3 Programs: Findings from Two Studies

Supporting DLLs in Superdiverse PreK-3 Programs: Findings from Two Studies | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Marking the release of two research reports that highlight promising, effective approaches to teaching and learning for Dual Language Learners in multilingual, multicultural classrooms, the authors will present their findings on this webinar and discuss key implications for policy and practice.
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ACPS Dual Language Program

The Dual Language program in ACPS is designed for families who would like their children to learn another language while receiving the same high qualit
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Arte Publico Press

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Arte Público Press, the nation's largest and most established publisher of contemporary and recovery literature by U.S. Hispanic authors.
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Check out the oldest and largest Hispanic publishing house featuring bilingual and latino-oriented stories, non-fiction, and resources for children, teens, and adults.
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Californians Together:  Advocacy for English learners

Californians Together:  Advocacy for English learners | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Advocating for English learners
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Dual Language Education of New Mexico

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La Cosecha Dual Language Conference Sharing Dual Language best practices, research findings and celebrating the best of our bilingual and multicultural community. Learn More
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A specialized professional conference inclusive of native American language and culture.
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Buscan impulsar la educación bilingüe en California - 19

Buscan impulsar la educación bilingüe en California -  19 | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
La iniciativa Global California busca cuadriplicar los programas bilingües en escuelas y la creación de centros de idiomas.
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CDE: More high school seniors are ‘biliterate’ –

CDE: More high school seniors are ‘biliterate’ – | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
A record number of California’s high school seniors who graduated last year, some 55,000, five times the number just six years ago, can read, write, and speak at least two languages, the stat…
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#RethinkSchool: AZ, UT, CO, and WY Lead Charge for English Learners

#RethinkSchool: AZ, UT, CO, and WY Lead Charge for English Learners | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Director of English Language Acquisition Jose Viana visited schools in Arizona, Utah, Colorado and Wyoming that are rethinking education by using innovative approaches to meet the needs of their bilingual and multilingual students. ...
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Bilingual Learning | 89.3 KPCC

Bilingual Learning | 89.3 KPCC | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
KPCC's series on the science, options, and dilemma of dual language education.
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An inspiring resource for dual language educators, parents, school board members, and community members interested in a diverse perspective on dual language programs.
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Bilingual Education Resource: National dual Language Forum (NDLF)

Bilingual Education Resource: National dual Language Forum (NDLF) | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The TWIN-CS and Roche Center are always pleased to share resources and materials with the Network. Today we feature the National Dual Language Forum and its website . An initiative of the Center for...
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Translanguaging Dual Language Bilingual Education: Creating Transformation Spaces

Maite Sánchez (CUNY-NYSIEB Project Director) and Gladys Aponte (4th grade dual language bilingual education teacher in NYC DOE schools) discussed how to inco...
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Harvard Dual Language Program

Yesterday the district celebrated the First Annual Dual Language Family Night. Learn more about the dual language program through this video featurin
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EPISD plans first dual-language New Tech in U.S. | Special Sections | elpasoinc.com

EPISD plans first dual-language New Tech in U.S. | Special Sections | elpasoinc.com | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
EPISD’s next venture into New Tech will pioneer the project-based learning approach for which the program is known and combine it with EPISD’s nationally recognized dual-language curriculum.
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Project-based Learning + dual language learning combine to increase student engagement, cognitively challenging curriculum, and problem-solving thinking.
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Learning Spanish with the Kids – Entre Dos Podcast

Learning Spanish with the Kids – Entre Dos Podcast | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Podcast: Play in new window | Download This week on Entre Dos, we talk to Aileen Passariello-McAleer, of Mama-Lingua. She talks to us about her app, which is aimed at teaching both parents and kids Spanish, as well as her new book Simon Goes To School, which tackles the joys and challenges of attending a dual language school. You’ll hear Aileen give advice about starting a target language playgroup and her thoughts on dual-language education in the U.S. Hint: she’s very passionate about his subject!
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Front Matter | Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures

Front Matter | Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

Excellent research-based resource outlining policy, practice, research, and inspiration for educating students learning English and enriching their heritage language.

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Houston is awarded recognition for best Dual Language program in the nation

Houston is awarded recognition for best Dual Language program in the nation | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The Association of Two-Way and Dual Language Education (ATDLE) announced Houston ISD as the recipient of the 2017 District of Distinction award for its Dual Language program. “This national award is presented to schools and districts that have been trailblazers in establishing powerful school programs that ensure the opportunity of bilingualism and biliteracy for their…
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