Bilingual is Better

Beth Butler

Beth ButlerBilingual educator of young children and strives to create better communication within our increasingly diverse society. She is the founder of the internationally acclaimed Boca Beth language learning series which has garnered various parenting awards.  Ms. Butler lived in Chile and Mexico where she learned Spanish as her second language and has been bilingual and biliterate for more than 30 years. She has spent over 25 years in the field of preschool and elementary education writing and recording four bilingual music CDs in Spanish and English, as well as producing three bilingual educational movies for children.

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Ask An Expert: How do I keep K-4th Grade Native Speakers Challenged During Spanish Class?

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Ask an Expert: Is One Hour of Spanish A Week Enough for Kids to Become Bilingual?

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Ask an Expert: I Want to Make Spanish-Language Class Fun For My Child

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Ask an Expert: Tips on products to help me raise a bilingual child?

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Ask an Expert: Advice for Non-Native Speakers Teaching Their Kids Spanish?


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Ask an Expert: How can monolingual parents help their bilingual child to learn to read in Spanish?


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Ask an Expert: My bilingual daughter gets bored in her Spanish class at school, what to do?


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Ask an Expert: How can I convince my monolingual mother that it’s OK to raise a bilingual child?


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Ask an Expert: How can I motivate my son to speak more Spanish?


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Ask an Expert: Is What I am Doing Enough for my Daughter to Speak Spanish?


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