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Yo Quiero Links!

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Hola and Happy Easter to all! We’ll spend the afternoon decorating eggs and helping our daughter during her first-ever egg hunt, but more than anything, we’ll be spending a lot of time en familia and we hope you will too! But first, our weekly round up of links you might be interested in checking out: 1. Raising a Child in Two Worlds – My child doesn’t look quite like me (Caucasian) or her father (Colombian); she’s something new for bothRead More ...

Foreign Language Academies of Glendale: A Dual Immersion Case Study

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We’re on our third day of our series on bilingual education, but before we get into today’s case study, I’d like to remind you the topics we have explored so far. On Monday, we started the series with a post about the difference between bilingual education and dual immersion programs. On Tuesday, we gave you a more detailed description of dual immersion models. Today, we present you with an example of how one school district in Glendale, California has beenRead More ...

What are Dual Language Immersion Programs?

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Although I believe I already was a supporter of dual language immersion programs prior to the extensive research I’ve done to put together this education series, now that I’ve learned more of its intricacies I can definitely say I have become one of its fervent advocates. Allow me to  tell you why. A well-designed dual immersion program encompasses the “best of both worlds,” as I was told repeatedly by the educators I interviewed in the last couple of weeks. ExtensiveRead More ...

Yo Quiero Links!

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Here’s our list of newspaper articles, blog entries and other info regarding multiculturism that we found interesting this week. There’s education again, at the top of the list, but there’s also some giveaways and a even a controversy about a bilingual doll! ...

Yo Quiero Links!

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¡Hola a todos! Here’s this week’s roundup of links you might find interesting. There weren’t a whole lot this first seven days of March, although NBC’s Nightly News week-long series on Hispanics in the U.S., definitely count as more than just one! Enjoy… 1. We the People — Hispanic families balance tradition, languages. This is just one of several reports NBC aired this past week on the largest and fastest-growing minority in the country: Hispanics. The network reported on education,Read More ...

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