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We hope all of you are having a great Independence weekend and that you were lucky enough to see some amazing fireworks – as we were It was truly something else to see Vanessa’s amazement and to hear sus gritos de plena felicidad! Today’s links to everything bilingual include a bit of everything, including a reminder to enter our last Bilingual Summer Fun giveaway and an exciting announcement about the week ahead. 1) Bilingual Readers: Freebies for Bilingual Families –Read More ...

Yo Quiero Links!

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Some interesting links to share with you, especially the announcement at the end… Check it out! 1) The New York Times: Supreme Court Sides with Arizona in Language Case – “The Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Arizona officials who said the federal government should not be supervising the state’s spending for teaching non-English-speaking students. The 5-to-4 decision reversed a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which said the state was still violating aRead More ...

Bilingual Summer Fun Week of Giveaways!!

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This is just a tiny tease to let you in on the news of a week full of surprises that we’re kicking off this Monday, June 29th. We’d love to bring a bit of bilingual joy to your summer months, so we’ve gathered some of our favorite products created specifically with bi-cultural children in mind. They have all happily agreed to participate in our week-long giveaway festivities and give you many chances to win some very cool premios. Make sureRead More ...

Yo Quiero Links!

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!Feliz Día del Padre! I hope all of you have plans to celebrate your fathers and grandfathers! We’re not doing much, just hanging out in the backyard, bbqing, taking advantage of the fact that Summer has finally arrived to Colorado! Well in case you missed it, NBC’s Today Show dedicated a whole week to a series of issues facing the Hispanic community. Check out some highligths in the links below… ...

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Sunday’s here again and it’s time for us to share links that might be of interest to you regarding all things bilingual and multicultural. Enjoy! 1) Foreign Language Fun: Kids Tell Why to Learn a Language – “You’ve got to see this PSA from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages for its Discover Languages campaign.  These precious kids are just too cute, and their message just too important to miss!” Too cute! ...

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Not lots to share with you this first Sunday of June… Although both Ana and I are very excited about a new website related to bilingualism and reading. It’s called Bilingual Readers and it’s actually a “publishing company which provides bilingual resources for families and communities.” Go over there whenever you get a chance and check it out! We can’t tell you how happy we are that more and more sites related to bilingualism are appearing all the time… ...

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¡Hola! You’ll find a little bit of everything in today’s links… 1) Los Cisnes Salvajes – Go over to Cody’s Cuentos so you can hear this classic from Hans Christian Andersen, the story of the sacrifice a sister is willing to make for her siblings. I love the way this was recorded by Maclovia. I wish I could tell Vanessa cuentos the way she does. Extremely enjoyable! ...

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1. Exposure to 2 Languages Carries Far-Reaching Benefits - People who can speak two languages are more adept at learning a new foreign language than their monolingual counterparts, according to research conducted at Northwestern University. And their bilingual advantage persists even when the new language they study is completely different from the languages they already know. Yet another study that shows the benefits of learning more than one language... ...

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