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Shirley Raby

Title: Adjunct Professor

Company: Lansing Community College

Location: West Bloomfield, MI

Dr. S. Barbara Raby, Adjunct Professor at Lansing Community College, and Retired Bilingual and English as a Second Language Program Director for the Pontiac School District, has been recognized by Elite American Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in higher education and bilingual education. 234 more words

Higher Education

Give Me a Tree

I met an educator who had just found out his school is being forced to close down in six months. His response? “Give me a tree, and I will begin to teach under the shade of its branches. 957 more words

Expanding Dual Language Programs

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Since 2003, there has been a 700% growth of dual language, bilingual and associated programs in the US Department of Education database. 135 more words

Heard On

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

Bilingual Education

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


"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

Bilingual Education