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Parenting Dual Language Learners

By Dual Language School Team
June 20, 2018
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There are many schools that offer dual language education (and growing!) but finding the program that will be most beneficial for a student can be a tough task. Schools offering a dual language or immersion program needs to ensure they support all students to reach high levels of academic achievement and biliteracy. The program must provide a safe and engaging learning environment that values multiculturalism while preparing students to be college and career ready in an...

By Dual Language School Team
June 19, 2018
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8 Min. Read


Escrito por: Luz María León, padre líder de CLA

Tomando en cuenta que estamos frente a una “era digital” en donde desde temprana edad nuestros hijos están más expuestos y por ende más inmersos en el uso de la tecnología y más desconectados de nuestro entorno. Todo gracias al internet y los teléfonos inteligentes a través de los cuales tenemos acceso a información, lugares, cosas, persona, redes sociales, compras, etc, con un...

By Dual Language School Team
June 15, 2018
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5 Min. Read


In the grand scheme of things, teachers tend to be overworked and underappreciated. And since we know that, wouldn’t it be nice if we tried to make life a lot more interesting for the people responsible for the education of our entire society?

When it comes to work pressure, dual language teachers surge right to the top. However, when summer rolls around, there is a whole avalanche of ideas you can latch on to make your otherwise busy days a lot more relaxed and exciting...

By Dual Language School Team
June 14, 2018
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6 Min. Read


By: Dr. José Medina, Founder and Chief Educational Advocate
Dr. José Medina: Educational Solutions

Norma and Jackie are phenomenal dual language educators. When participating in professional learning sessions or actively engaging in advocacy conversations during meetings, they finish each other’s sentences and are so uniquely connected, that it is difficult not to notice and feel the joy! Having served as dual language...

By Dual Language School Team
June 08, 2018
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6 Min. Read


As the summer is about to be upon us, inspiring your dual language students to continue their learning journey outside the classroom is now of immediate importance. As a dual language teacher, you need to look for ways you can inspire students to learn when at home. School holidays will allow students to relax which can make them forget some vocabularies you taught them. Learning a new language such as Spanish, Chinese or French requires practice. You need to make the students...

By Dual Language School Team
June 07, 2018
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3 Min. Read


By the time you read this, schools will be letting out all over America. For us, that means scrambling to keep two kids busy while Mama and Baba work. As for my work, I know that I am lucky and privileged. However grim our parlors times appear, we are fighting for the right.

Advocating for America’s Languages, and for biliteracy and bilingualism for all America’s children, continues to be an astonishing and exciting journey....

By Dual Language School Team
May 31, 2018
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8 Min. Read


For our May Dual Language Teacher of the Month, we decided to do something different than our normal individual nomination. This month, we are honoring Mary and Mika, a Spanish and English teacher duo in the Kindergarten Dual Immersion class from Holbrook Language Academy in Concord, California. Their Principal, Ms. Marga Marshall, brought these two to our attention. Ms. Marshall is incredibly dedicated to her school and their dedication to bilingual education, and wanted to...

By Dual Language School Team
May 25, 2018
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4 Min. Read


With the current political climate, it is immensely important to advertise your dual language program effectively and strategically. We must continue to exemplify the many benefits of dual language programs. The experience of immersing your communication skills into a foreign language is both interesting and challenging. By making information on your dual language program available to the public, you make your program accessible to a multitude of teachers who need jobs, parents...

By Dual Language School Team
May 23, 2018
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3 Min. Read


Escrito por: Luz María León, padre líder de CLA

En este mes de Mayo se celebra en varios países de Latino América el “Dia de las Madres”, es por tal motivo que...

By Dual Language School Team
May 18, 2018
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3 Min. Read


With the teacher shortage becoming more prevalent across the country, job boards can be an effective way to find a job, post about a job, or see what necessary qualifications you need to fill positions that may be of interest to you. Dual language programs work to aid students in achieving biliteracy, which cannot be done without the work from an effective administration. The DualLanguageSchools.org Job board is meant to help you create this effective administration. The job...