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Toku reo toku ohōho*

*Māori for “My Language, my awakening”

It is increasingly apparent that in the US formal school settings do not adequately support the learning of students whose home languages are other than standard English. 875 more words

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The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain

It’s easy to see the physical gaps in bilingual education when we observe how much content, receptively and expressively, is developed in our second language.   Current studies have shown, however, that as far as the brain goes, bilingualism is actually strengthening our brain. 25 more words

The next few blog posts

Are going to be about the work I did in Nicaragua! I really hope you guys can take something from it and make it work for you! 15 more words

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"Looking Holistically in a Climate of Partiality: Identities of Students Labeled Long-Term English Language Learners"

Nelson Flores, Tatyana Kleyn & Kate Menken (2015) Looking Holistically in a Climate of Partiality: Identities of Students Labeled Long-Term English Language Learners, Journal of Language, Identity & Education, 14:2, 113-132, DOI: 10.1080/15348458.2015.1019787… 942 more words

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Fighting to Save Bilingual Education in Milwaukee

“When you get a bilingual education, you preserve your native language. That’s important. You also learn to see both sides of things.”

Claudio Calvario (valedictorian at ALAS high school.)

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A Bilingual Child: Communication Strategies and the Wrong Language

I read a very instructive post recently by Multilingual Living called ‘4 reasons why a bilingual child answers in the “wrong” language.’

My almost-4-year-old son replies to me in the ‘wrong’ language.   546 more words

A Bilingual Child

The Arrival

Thoughts from a recent trip to Japan:

A couple of days after arriving in Tokyo I took a taxi from our hotel to Ueno Park, about a half hour drive. 520 more words

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