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Online resources, news, and inspiration for dual language educators and families. ~ Recursos electrónicos, noticias e inspiración para educadores bilingües y padres de familia.
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PRH Education introduces Translanguaging Collections

PRH Education introduces Translanguaging Collections | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
PRH Education has partnered with teacher educators and bilingual education experts, Drs. Luz Yadira Herrera and Carla España to create the Translanguaging Collections: Affirming Bilingual and Multilingual Learners for Kindergarten through 12th grade. Learn more at PRHTLC.com
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A inclusive collection of diverse literary selections for all students.
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Best Practices for Using Technology to Support Multilingual Learners with Valentina Gonzalez - Easy EdTech Podcast 160

Best Practices for Using Technology to Support Multilingual Learners with Valentina Gonzalez - Easy EdTech Podcast 160 | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Author and ESL educational leader, Valentina Gonzalez, joins to discuss best practices for using technology with multilingual learners.
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Multilingual: Title Detail Transformative Translanguaging Espacios by Maite T. Sánchez

Multilingual: Title Detail Transformative Translanguaging Espacios by Maite T. Sánchez | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
This book shows the transformative power of placing translanguaging at the center of teaching and learning. It shows how the centering of racialized Latinx bilingual students, including their knowledge systems and cultural and linguistic practices, transforms the monolingual-white supremacy ideology of many educational spaces.
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Tripulantes de la lectura | Biblioteca digital infantil y juvenil

Tripulantes de la lectura | Biblioteca digital infantil y juvenil | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Recursos mexicanos para la lectura K-6
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Un recurso virtual en el campo de lectura en espanol.
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Key Takeaways from Early Edge California’s New Dual Language Learner Advocacy Videos

Key Takeaways from Early Edge California’s New Dual Language Learner Advocacy Videos | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
New video series highlights benefits of bilingual early education programs...
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Dual Language Immersion Video for Glendale Unified School District

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Create a short video on your school's duallanguage program!
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LA Libreria:  Libros en español para todas las edades

LA Libreria:  Libros en español para todas las edades | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Books for kids in Spanish
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Celebrating Emergent Bilingual Students – Infographic

Celebrating Emergent Bilingual Students – Infographic | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 2066, a significant advancement in bilingual education. Texas will replace the terms “English learner” ...read more...
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A bilingual site for educators and families of English language learners

A bilingual site for educators and families of English language learners | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
A bilingual site for educators and families of English language learners
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In a bilingual city like San Antonio, dual language education is key

In a bilingual city like San Antonio, dual language education is key | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Commentary: Dual language programs ensure a higher degree of educational equity for emergent bilingual students.
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A Model for Bilingual Teaching - Sobrato Early Academic Language (SEAL)

As a leading model in California for serving English learner students, Sobrato Early Academic Language (SEAL) can now be a national model for the field with ...
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Path to citizenship for 'Dreamers' can help schools meet demand for bilingual teachers

Path to citizenship for 'Dreamers' can help schools meet demand for bilingual teachers | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Commentary: Securing a path to citizenship for 'Dreamers' must be part of the effort to preserve the DACA program.
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Superintendent Tony Thurmond visits Oxnard school to promote SB 952

Superintendent Tony Thurmond visits Oxnard school to promote SB 952 | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
California Superintendent Tony Thurmond visited students at Juan Soria Elementary in Oxnard to promote a bill expanding funding for bilingual classes.
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Educating, Engaging, & Empowering DLI Parents and Families

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An effective and engaging tool to empower DL families.
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En Comunidad by Carla España, Luz Yadira Herrera.      Lessons for Centering the Voices and Experiences of Bilingual Latinx Students

En Comunidad by Carla España, Luz Yadira Herrera.      Lessons for Centering the Voices and Experiences of Bilingual Latinx Students | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
En Comunidad brings bilingual Latinx students' perspectives to the center of our classrooms, and offers classroom-ready lessons that amplify the varied
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There's A New Virtual Library For California’s Youngest Multilingual Learners

There's A New Virtual Library For California’s Youngest Multilingual Learners | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Sixty percent of California children under have five speak a language other than English at home — so educators gathered tools to help them thrive.
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Young dual language learners and their teachers require specialized materilas for early language learners.
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Californians Together: Online Resources for Educators y padres de familia

Californians Together: Online Resources for Educators y padres de familia | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
With the news of school closures until the end of the school year, we have heard that there is an increased need for you and your colleagues to connect and learn from each other, share resources an…
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Excellent resource on language policies, actions, and effective resources for educators and families.
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California Commits to Literacy Target and Bets on Biliteracy

California Commits to Literacy Target and Bets on Biliteracy | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
California promises to enable ALL children to read by G3 while guaranteeing multilingual opportunities...
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 Building pathways to successful careers

 Building pathways to successful careers | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Elgin school district U-46 students are learning both Spanish and English in one of the largest dual language programs in the nation.
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Words Matter – The Case for Shifting to “Emergent Bilingual”

Words Matter – The Case for Shifting to “Emergent Bilingual” | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Throughout IDRA’s almost five decades, we have paid close attention to how we speak about people in terms of race or ethnicity, gender, etc. Words matter. Almost 5 million students in U.S. public schools are learning English as a second language. That’s over 10% of the student population. The number almost doubled over the last 15 years. IDRA recently took another look at the terminology used to identify these students and the implications of using certain labels. Most state policies refer to students with a first language other than English asEnglish learnersorEnglish language learners,while 10, including Texas, use some form
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Host a drive-through Feria del Libro at your school. Pre-orders & curbside pick-up. Teachers & Parents host Feria del Libro by Lectorum!

Host a drive-through Feria del Libro at your school. Pre-orders & curbside pick-up. Teachers & Parents host Feria del Libro by Lectorum! | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Host a drive-through Feria del Libro at your school.  Pre-orders & curbside pick-up
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