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End of my first semester as a teacher. 

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.”

– Abraham Lincoln

All I can say is “thanks”

Thanks for the chance, thanks for your time, thanks for your attention, thanks for your effort, thanks for being a challenge thanks for the funny moments, thanks for teaching me, thanks for your inspiration, thanks for your passion for life.

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las preguntas que los padres de inmersión deben hacer, parte 2

La semana pasada continuamos con nuestra serie de cómo ser excelentes padres de inmersión, y les sugerimos un par de preguntas para mejor ayudarles a entender las diferencias entre los modelos de programas de inmersión. 525 more words

Dual Language Immersion

Phony Accents: Paging Henry Higgins

For a while now, I’ve been wondering about the way I pronounce the word “room”. I can pronounce it in a standard manner, but every once in a while it comes out with a very odd vowel sound, an “uh” rather than an “oo”. 453 more words

Unlock: Journalling

questions immersion parents should be asking, part 4

We’re continuing our series on how to be a great immersion parent by suggesting another question that parents should be asking as they evaluate if a dual language immersion education program is right for their child: 488 more words

Dual Language Immersion

Why You Might Regret Not Raising a Bilingual Child

Does Being Bilingual Make My Child Bicultural?

I have hesitated to share my own family-of-origin story with you, dear readers, but the time has come. 603 more words

Bicultural

Author Samantha Mabry on her Debut Novel, a Student's Shrug, and Straddling Two Cultures

By Samantha Mabry

I teach English at a community college in downtown Dallas. Currently, some of my students are reading a book entitled Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through a Country’s Descent Into Darkness… 922 more words

Young Adult

Family Travel: A Great Way to Boost Your Minority Language

I have mentioned before that travel is one of the best things about being a bilingual family.

Let’s talk more about travelling. Here’s the thing: travel is a privilege that not all people can access. 311 more words

Bicultural