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Officially an expert about Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

Today I passed my dissertation defense. I have been writing about being bilingual for 9 years on this blog and I NOW have the title to back up my thoughts and ideas. Si se pudo!!!!

Bilingual Experiences

In School in Germany: Bilingual Teaching in the Classroom: An Author’s Perspective

This is a throwback article dating back to 17 July, 2014 on bilingual education in German schools, this time from an author’s perspective.

This is a continuation of the series of Bilingual Teaching, the introduction of which can be viewed… 1,614 more words


Benefits of a Bilingual Education for Young Children

Fountainhead Montessori’s Orinda campus offers a Spanish immersion program for students between three and six years of age. The Orinda and Dublin campuses are the only Fountainhead Montessori schools to offer this enriching program. 164 more words

Fountainhead Montessori

Work Hard. Bee Nice.

This is the second post I had published on the KIPP national blog.  It is one of my favorites.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I do…first published in December of 2011. 566 more words


Reflection #2: Race, Prejudice & Stereotyping

I am tired of blaming the system.  All the systems.  I am frustrated with where we are in our current discourse as a community.  Whether that community is this classroom, a public elementary school, a public university, a city, a (so-called) democracy, a socially constructed ethnicity or any other way you can describe a community.  933 more words


irrelevant justifications of total communication

It’s been a while since I’ve posted (age old excuse: I’m a full time student, and with low energy), but I wanted to be another match in this fire against AG Bell. 526 more words


Never too early: Learning how to read Japanese

Japanese orthography is complicated.

There is Hiragana that looks like this: ひらがな(this reads Hiragana in Hiragana)

Katakana that looks like this: カタカナ (this reads Katakana in… 1,218 more words

Bilingual Education