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El Músico:  Andrés 123

El Músico:  Andrés 123 | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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Looking for a school-wide concert?  Interested in exploring Latin America? Ready to have a fun time learning new words?
You found him!  Andrew 1,2,3
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Educators Guide for Inquiry-based Science and English Language Development | Exploratorium

Educators Guide for Inquiry-based Science and English Language Development | Exploratorium | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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Portland dual language study linked to significant reading gains


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Westminster district promotes biliteracy with dual-immersion programs in Spanish and Vietnamese

Westminster district promotes biliteracy with dual-immersion programs in Spanish and Vietnamese | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
On the heels of launching the state’s first Vietnamese dual-language immersion program, the Westminster School District has added another dual-language program — this time in Spanish.
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English and Spanish dual-language classes flourish in El Paso, other Texas districts

English and Spanish dual-language classes flourish in El Paso, other Texas districts | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
EL PASO — Jill McGee stands in front of her new second-grade class at Mesita Elementary School and begins a math lesson in Spanish.
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Language immersion programs increasingly popular in K-12

Language immersion programs increasingly popular in K-12 | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

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The Best Resources For Learning About The Multilingual Education Act Ballot Initiative In California

The Best Resources For Learning About The Multilingual Education Act Ballot Initiative In California | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Out here in California, we’ll be voting this year on an important ballot initiative this fall, the Multilingual Education Act.
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America's Lacking Language Skills

America's Lacking Language Skills | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Budget cuts, low enrollments, and teacher shortages mean the country is falling behind the rest of the world.
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Potpourri: Going to school in two languages

Potpourri: Going to school in two languages | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Dual-language programs — in which K-12 students learn core subjects in two languages — are growing across the country, reports the Education Writers Association.
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Dual-Language Programs on the Rise Across the U.S. - Education Writers Association

Dual-Language Programs on the Rise Across the U.S. - Education Writers Association | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Graduates in white and purple robes exited the auditorium, their newly turned tassels bouncing as they sang and danced to
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Top 5 reasons why you should consider dual immersion for your child

Top 5 reasons why you should consider dual immersion for your child | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
One of the most difficult decisions parents will make is where their children will attend school.
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L.A. Unified is expanding beneficial dual-language programs for preschoolers

L.A. Unified is expanding beneficial dual-language programs for preschoolers | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Brain science says children learn languages young, so efforts are underway to start dual language programs before kindergarten.
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Science as a Lever for ELL Equity

Science as a Lever for ELL Equity | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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Using academic content in Science can expand both academic content knowledge and skills, but also English language development.  Science as a toll for equity pushes ELL's towards the top.
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Welcome to Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading | Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading

Welcome to Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading | Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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How Educators in Fresno Are Working Together to Support Young, Dual Language Learners

 Fresno is the mirror or microcosm for what California’s going to look like 10 to 15 years downstream. The school district, one of the state’s largest, sits in the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley, and is 67% Hispanic, 11% Asian, 10% white and 9% African American, according to Hanson. Students enter school speaking upwards of 50 different languages, most commonly Spanish, Hmong, and Khmer.

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Supporting High-Quality EarlyEd for Dual Language Learners | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

Supporting High-Quality EarlyEd for Dual Language Learners | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
RT @NHAEYC: Supporting High-Quality #EarlyEd for Dual Language Learners

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IGS poll finds voters prioritize learning English as well as speaking multiple languages

IGS poll finds voters prioritize learning English as well as speaking multiple languages | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
A new poll shows a plurality of California voters prefers an educational program where English learner students transition to English, and another large portion prefers immediate English immersion.
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Bilingual Education Poised for a Comeback in California Schools

Bilingual Education Poised for a Comeback in California Schools | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Nearly 20 years after voting to restrict bilingual education in a state with more than 1 million schoolchildren who don't speak English as their first language, California voters appear poised to reverse that ban.
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Californians voted for global literacy, social justice, educational equity, and language enrichment when they voted for Prop. 58.
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Nearly Half of U.S. States Offer Special Recognition for Bilingual Graduates

Nearly Half of U.S. States Offer Special Recognition for Bilingual Graduates | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of students are earning the honors each year. More than 40,000 students in California, the birthplace of the biliteracy seal, earned the special recognition last school year.
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International Conference on Immersion and Dual Language Education 2016

International Conference on Immersion and Dual Language Education 2016 | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

Exciting conference features 5 top-notch plenarists, 28 practical preconference workshops and over 120 sessions by researchers and seasoned practitioners.
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Dual-Language Programs Are on the Rise, Even for Native English Speakers - NYTimes.com

Dual-Language Programs Are on the Rise, Even for Native English Speakers - NYTimes.com | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Parents, even those of native English speakers are enrolling their children in DLPs to reap the benefits! https://t.co/SloMRgsyjE
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Bilingual Education Programs Gaining Speed

Bilingual Education Programs Gaining Speed | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Teaching via combined languages is important, as multiple races and immigrants from different countries live in the United States.
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