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My Toddler's Bilingual Development

I have been recording (mostly on Facebook) my daughters’ bilingual development. The following conversation took place when she was 1 year and 11 months old. 367 more words

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Te Karere

Professional learning this year is using a fictional news item for Te Karere. Staff are nek nominating each other to participate. After Kim spent the last couple of months forgetting that she had nominated me, I got in there. 90 more words


Summer for Bilingual Families: Holiday or Family Visit?

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After a busy time at school for the children and at work for the parents, everyone needs a little rest and relaxation. 523 more words


Yo Soy I am, bicultural empowerment for Latina entrepreneurs

By Susana G Baumann

How does a little girl from Manati, Puerto Rico, who was transplanted to Norfolk, Virginia at six years old end up in Texas signing a contract with a multibillion dollar corporation to distribute her own designs and products?

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Monday Music: NAIDOC

This week is NAIDOC week, celebrating the ‘history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’.

There is so much music that I could share in celebration of the traditional custodians of this land, but I’m sticking to just a couple. 199 more words


The Fourth and the Viertefinale

Although this day was not a day where I needed to choose between loyalties, the home team vs. the home of my birth, I did feel a bit like a heretic waving the Schwartz Rot Gold on the American holy day, the Fourth of July. 548 more words

Living And Working In Germany

New Reads: Debut novel deals with body image and cultural influences

 By Kathleen Sandoval
Hispanic Link News Service

         The journey through adolescence can be an awkward time in a girl’s life, especially if she is bicultural. Gabriela “Gabi” Hernández must balance being true to her Mexican heritage even though her fair complexion and values set her apart from the stereotypical vision of a Mexicana. 632 more words

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