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Could Bilingual Education Mold Kids’ Brains to Better Resist Distraction?

By Samara Freemark and Stephen Smith, American RadioWorks

For decades, psychologists cautioned against raising children bilingual. They warned parents and teachers that learning a second language as a child was bad for brain development. 1,879 more words


Key to success in class, and life, is to show up--even when things get tough

Outside the Box by Cheryl Hatch

copyright 2014

Last fall at the annual welcome bash at the president’s house, I met Allegheny’s new professor of Arabic, Reem Hilal, and her mother. 810 more words

The People I Meet

Road to 2015: 5 Foreign Language Films to Watch



Two Days, One Night

Winter Sleep


Recently the Academy announced their list of 83 eligible foreign language submissions. These films will be narrowed down further, and then ultimately whittled down to the 5 nominees, to be announced live on January 15th 2015. 1,096 more words


How a Language Translation Service Can Grow Your Business

We live in an interconnected world. Lightning-fast communication and modern modes of transportation mean that our interconnectedness will only increase. Of course, some isolated areas will remain, but they will grow smaller and smaller with time. 211 more words


12 weeks to Português: Falling in love with my tutor

If you’ve placed bets against me in my 12-week quest to learn Portuguese, the odds are looking in your favor.

I admit, I am well off track in my language learning journey. 540 more words


Staying in the Target Language: Teachers and Students

I came across an article called Going to 90% Plus: How to Stay in the Target Language by Douglass Crouse (French Middle Teacher, Sparta, NJ) and I was intrigued to see what had been published about it. 1,995 more words

Blogger's Quilt Festival Entry: Hand Quilted Category

Amy’s Creative Side is hosting the Blogger’s Quilt Festival for this fall and I’m entering for the first time!   See all the hand quilted entries… 589 more words

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