Bilingual is Better

SpanglishBaby Live Google+ Hangouts On Air

In our first ever SpanglishBaby LIVE Google+ Hangout we discussed dual language immersion programs and it was a success. Now we’re ready for our second one! We hope you can join us tomorrow as we discuss another very popular topic for parents raising bilingual kids. For those of you who’ve never joined a Google+ Hangout, you should know that it’s just like hanging out with a bunch of friends, except that you’re not all in the same room.

WHAT: In our second Hangout we’ll be talking about the infamous “bilingual rebellion” stage. From why bilingual kids go through this to what you can do if your children refuse to speak Spanish (or their minority language), we’ll share anecdotes, tips and take questions from you.

WHEN: Our second Hangout will be Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. EST.

WHO: Joining Ana and I will be Jeannette Kaplun a recognized journalist, mom of two bilingual kids and founder of Hispana Global. She was also the founder of TodoBebe.com and a co-host of the Emmy-nominated Univision show, ¡Viva la Familia!

We’ll also be hanging with Jennifer Manriquez, a bilingual educator, mom and founder of Bilingual Fun.

HOW: If you’d like to have your question related to raising bilingual and/or bicultural kids answered by ourselves or one of our experts, please fill out this form. If you’re interested in participating in one of our SpanglishBaby Live Google+ Hangouts, you’ll be able to let us know in the form too.

There are many ways for you to be part of this Google Hangout online.

1. First of all, RSVP on the event page.

2. Add the SpanglishBaby Google+ Page to your Circles.

3. On Tuesday, Feb. 26, starting at 1 p.m. EST, the SpanglishBaby Live Hangout will go on air and you’ll be able to watch it on the event page, here on SpanglishBaby and on our YouTube channel.

4. The hashtag for all our SpanglishBaby Live Hangouts is #BilingualKids and you can use it on Google+, Twitter or Instagram and we’ll find you!

5. Once the Hangout is over, a recording of it will be made available for all to view, share and/or embed on the SpanglishBaby YouTube channel.

That’s it! If you want to learn more about Google+ Hangouts On Air, check out this page. Feel free to leave us any questions or suggestions in the comments area below, on the event page or our Google+ page and Community!

 

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