Dual Language Schools Columns

Cómo Afrontar la Adolescencia de Nuestros Hijos de una Forma Positiva

Quisiera comenzar dando una definición general sobre la adolescencia. "Se define como un periodo de nuestra vida com...

The Fate of Dual Language in the DeVos Department of Education

By Bill Rivers, Executive Director of Joint National Committee for Languages My day job is lobbying, as the Executive Director ...

Promoviendo la realización personal al ejercer el valor moral de la libertad en nuestra vida

En el mes de Julio, miles de familias celebramos orgullosamente " Independence Day" asistiendo al desfile de nuestra ciudad resp...

Dual Language: A Call to Action

Estamos en un punto crítico en la historia de nuestro país. A diario, vemos casos de odio y violencia dirigida hacia aquellos ...

Perspective(s)

By Bill Rivers, Executive Director of Joint National Committee for Languages Last week, someone pointed out to me that I'm a wh...

"Acoso Escolar (Bullying), "¿Qué Hacer Como Padres Para Parar Estas Conductas Destructivas En Nuestros Hijos?"

Escrito por: Luz María León, padre líder de CLA Tomando en cuenta que estamos frente a una "era digital" en donde desde temp...

Partner Teachers: The Dual Language Marriage

Norma and Jackie are phenomenal dual language educators. When participating in professional learning sessions or actively engagi...

Summer: Time to Celebrate, Time to Advocate

By the time you read this, schools will be letting out all over America. For us, that means scrambling to keep two kids busy whi...

El Rol De Las Madres Dentro Del Núcleo Familiar: Ser La Mujer Maravilla O Una Mujer Maravillosa

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

Dual Language Advocacy: No Place for Neutrality

By: Dr. José Medina, Founder and Chief Educational Advocate, Dr. José Medina: Educational Solutions As I serve dual language ...

Beware Efficiency!

Beware the following: "We're making things much more efficient," especially if coupled with "you should demand better!...

Motivar a nuestros híjos a convertirse en lidres positivos y proactivos

Como padres haríamos lo que fuera para que nuestros hijos sean "exitosos", que obtengan buenas calificaciones, interactúen con...

Coconut or Wetback? ¿Coco o Mojado?

As a child, I lived in two worlds - one geographical and the other grounded in language and cultura. Physically, I lived in El P...

Inteligencia emocional, en el aula bilingue

Actualmente es esencial "El Desarrollo Integral del alumno dentro y fuera del aula", que les proveerá un bienestar físico y me...

Dual Language: It Takes a Village…of Superheroes!

Once upon a time, I was a dual language school principal and a member of a fabulous village. An equipo of dual language superher...

Thoughts from Albuquerque

"While the cognitive, educational, employment, and other benefits of bilingualism are indisputable, based on more than...

Educación bilingüe, una meta con resultados a largo plazo.

El rol de padres es un privilegio que conlleva una gran responsabilidad en la toma de decisiones. Tratando de tomar la mejor opc...

Mis Padres: Educational Advocates

When providing dual language services to schools and school districts, I sometimes hear educators make comments regarding the la...

Social Justice and Languages

Reading José Medina's December 18 column on duallanguageschools.org made me very angry, he and I are almost the same age, but h...

Camino hacia el bilingüismo, un camino hacia el éxito

Ser bilingüe es permitir que el cerebro de nuestros hijos trabaje efectivamente en sus dos hemisferios, es mo...

La Chancla: Inception of a Personal Dual Language Vision

"If dual language educators, school administrators, and district leaders don't support and/or understand dual la...

Elephants

Who doesn't like elephants? Smart, deliberate, imposing – real elephants are fascinating. Metaphorical ones, especially those ...

Joe: My Personal English Learner Story

My name is José, but when I was six years old, my first-grade teacher changed it to Joe. Her decision to do so, continues t...

America's Languages Matter

In America, languages matter. Wherever you're from, whatever language you speak, whatever language your ancestors had, and whate...

Qué? You Don’t Know The 3 Pillars of Dual Language?

As a former dual language school principal in the Austin, Texas area, the most common question asked of me was – why dual lang...

Grass Roots and Dual Language Immersion: Myth or Reality?

Last month, I promised to talk about grass-roots support for Dual Language Immersion. That's a dangerous promise for me to give,...

The Promise of K-12 Dual Language Education

and believe in their hearts that an education in two languages is a right and not just an option, for students and their fam...