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Por Anonymous
Abril 17, 2018
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By: Dr. José Medina, Director of Dual Language and Bilingual Education, Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC

As a child, I lived in two worlds - one geographical and the other grounded in language and cultura. Physically, I lived in El Paso, Texas, but on weekends, I crossed the bridge hovering above the Río Grande and spent weekends in Juárez, México. At home and across el río, I spoke español, while at school, all instruction was provided in English. This...

Por Dual Language School Team
Marzo 22, 2018
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Sexual harassment is becoming an all-too-common occurrence in the workplace, even in teaching environments including bilingual or dual language schools. You may become a target of unwanted advances and attention from your coworkers and knowing how to react and handle this can help in coming out of this situation. In ideal cases, you can talk to the harasser to make it clear that you do not appreciate their comments, actions and you want them to stop. Some harassers can take a...

Por Dual Language School Team
Marzo 20, 2018
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By Luz Maria Leon, Padre Líder de CLA

Actualmente es esencial “El Desarrollo Integral del alumno dentro y fuera del aula”, que les proveerá un bienestar físico y mental aportándoles estabilidad a sus vidas. Teniendo como punto de partida que somos seres con mente racional (pensamientos de manera lógica y analítica) y mente emocional (sentimientos y emociones) es indispensable fomentar en nuestros hijos la “Inteligencia Emocional”, siendo esta la capacidad humana de...

Por Dual Language School Team
Marzo 16, 2018
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Research shows that men often feel more confident speaking up in class than their female peers. This is evidenced in vocabulary many female students choose to use, by inserting words such as "like", and "you know?" In between and at the ends of sentences. This is due to an inherent insecurity women often feel to speak up for themselves. In honor of Women's History Month, we are offering advice to empower your female students to speak up in class. We are living in the 21st...

Por Dual Language School Team
Marzo 13, 2018
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By: Dr. José Medina, Director of Dual Language and Bilingual Education, Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC

Once upon a time, I was a dual language school principal and a member of a fabulous village. An equipo of dual language superheroes. A group of dual language educators, advocates, and defenders of equity & social justice. We worked collectively against the evil forces that dared go against the research that clearly indicates that dual...

Por Dual Language School Team
Marzo 09, 2018
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Dual language teachers are constantly looking for ways of improving their career. For International Women's Day & Women's History Month, we wanted to share some tips for women dual language teachers to advance their career. Changes in the dual language field are constantly happening, and it is important to stay on top of the curriculum additions, program changes, etc! Please utilize these tips in your classrooms, and honoring women nationwide!

1. Recognizing when...

Por Dual Language School Team
Marzo 09, 2018
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Clara Galindo is someone who exudes positivity and a "zen attitude" in her classroom. Her students are the best indication of this, who describe her as "the best teacher they ever had", a huge contribution to their confidence in writing and math, and their overall success as students. In the dual language field, it is very important to show a caring attitude to your students and a genuine interest in their success. Succeeding in two languages is already difficult, and therefore...

Bill Rivers
Por Dual Language School Team
Marzo 07, 2018
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By Bill Rivers, Executive Director of Joint National Committee for Languages

"While the cognitive, educational, employment, and other benefits of bilingualism are indisputable, based on more than 30 years of extensive research, these benefits must be available to all children."

Last week in Albuquerque, more than 2,000 Dual Language educator spent five days at the annual...

Maritere Bellas
Por Dual Language School Team
Marzo 01, 2018
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By Maritere R. Bellas

"For me, as both a writer and an educator, it's always about language. I love language: spoken and written," Dr. Olga Grimalt

When I first met Olga Grimalt over thirty years ago, we became instant friends...

Por Dual Language School Team
Febrero 23, 2018
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Dual Language principals face many challenges, but particularly in the beginning phases of their program. The following is a list of challenges and a discussion of techniques that can be utilized to make your Dual language program the best it can be. In Dual Language programs, the most important thing is that the students become bilingual, biliterate, with a passion for diversity, human beings. These tips provide a helpful tool for student achievement. Student success and...