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Early Childhood Winter Conference gets earlier – Jan. 27 event to include track for teachers of children from birth to age 3

Special education, bilingual teaching, social emotional learning among session topics at annual event hosted by HCDE

Early childhood educators throughout Texas will learn from national speakers and fellow educators at the 32nd Annual R.T. 256 more words

Is early English-language education always the right choice?

There is a common presumption among ex-pat families, in particular, that if you have a choice between primary school in the home language and in English, the latter is the better choice. 646 more words

Bilingualism

Languages and Brain Corner: A neuroscientist explains how being bilingual makes your brain more robust

Good news for us bilinguals, excerpt:

“And the one thing we know is that bilinguals are much better in cognitive control than monolinguals. Many, many studies have found that cognitive control is one of the most decisive variables, one of the most important pieces of cognitive function. 64 more words

*Culture: ESL Teachers Videos Informing About Heritage Cultures And Languages

ESL Study: An emergent bilingual child’s multimodal choices in sociodramatic play

Download the study at http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1468798417739081?journalCode=ecla&

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Abstract

In this case study, situated in a preschool classroom within an early childhood Spanish/English dual language programme, we examine how an emergent bilingual child engages with multimodal resources to participate in sociodramatic play discourses. 158 more words

*Culture: ESL Teachers Videos Informing About Heritage Cultures And Languages

ESL Corner: Learning two languages does not limit academic potential for Head Start students

A research study that should be shared with your school communities.  Find the study report at https://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2017/11/08/language

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Choi would like to see instructional support for DLLs throughout their formal education. 50 more words

*Culture: ESL Teachers Videos Informing About Heritage Cultures And Languages

November 10th | Week in Review

¡Hola a todos! I am always delighted to assemble the resources for you!

— Here are the Premio Fundación Cuatrogatos 2017. Cuatrogatos is a nonprofit organizations that works to promote Spanish culture, language, and education, with a focus on children’s and young adult books. 724 more words

Children's Literature