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By Dual Language School Team
Agosto 09, 2018
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Escrito por: Luz Maria Leon, padre líder de CLA

En el mes de Julio, miles de familias celebramos orgullosamente “ Independence Day” asistiendo al desfile de nuestra ciudad respectivamente, haciendo parrilladas con nuestros familiares y culminando el día observando los fuegos artificiales. Celebrando que vivimos en un maravilloso país que nos ha dado tantas gratificaciones y en donde podemos ejercer nuestra libertad.

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By Dual Language School Team
Agosto 09, 2018
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Uno de los mayores desafíos para los padres de jóvenes que están aprendiendo inglés es la tarea. ¿Cómo se puede ayudar a un niño con la tarea de historia o ciencia cuando la información está en un idioma que no es su lengua materna? Un nuevo recurso está disponible para todos los estudiantes de K-12 (y para sus padres) para que puedan ayudar a los hispanohablantes: Britannica Escolar, una enciclopedia de biblioteca en línea y recurso de información escrita en español.

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By Dual Language School Team
Agosto 02, 2018
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One of the greatest challenges for parents of young English-language learners is homework. How can one help a child with, say, history or science when the information is in a language other than their native tongue? A new resource is available for all K-12 students (and for homework purposes, their parents) that can help Spanish speakers: Britannica Escolar, an online library encyclopedia and information resource written in native Spanish.

The entries and information in...

By Dual Language School Team
Julio 31, 2018
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In the summer editions of Teacher of the Month, we will now be implementing a panel system where Dual Language teachers nominate other Dual Language teachers, so that the hard work of teachers is identified by those who understand the difficulties teachers face every day. Our current teacher of the month panel is compromised by Mishelle Jurado of New Mexico, Angela Palmieri of the Los Angeles area, Marylou Escobar of the Los Angeles area, and Clara Galindo of Whittier. These...

By Dual Language School Team
Julio 26, 2018
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Over the years, Dual Language teaching has become in demand due to the many known benefits of being bilingual. Finding more ways to nourish and support the students’ educational needs is challenging. Dual Language educators must strike a balance between the language and psychological needs of their students, particularly newcomers and ELL’s. For those working in dual language schools, this offers a guide to educating newcomers..

1. Focus on English

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By Dual Language School Team
Julio 24, 2018
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By: Dr. José Medina, Founder and Chief Educational Advocate

 

 

Dr. José Medina: Educational Solutions

 

Estamos en un punto crítico en la historia de nuestro país. A diario, vemos casos de odio y violencia dirigida hacia aquellos que son de países latinoamericanos y/o hablan español. Para los millones de estudiantes y familias hispanas que se sirven en nuestras escuelas, este sentimiento de constante ataque debe ser...

By Dual Language School Team
Julio 17, 2018
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By Bill Rivers, Executive Director of Joint National Committee for Languages

Last week, someone pointed out to me that I’m a white man, and that as such, my experience in schools, work, and civic life have been very different from hers. We were talking about our experiences in public high school in the mid-80s, and while the schools we went to were in some ways comparable, our experiences diverged greatly.

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By Dual Language School Team
Julio 16, 2018
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At the moment, over 1.2 billion people around the world speak Chinese. This makes it one of the most used languages around the world. If you are looking for a dual language program to take part in, then Chinese should be one of your considerations. In the US, 2.9 million people are speaking Chinese in their homes. This might seem like a small number, but it represents a shift in the way people communicate. For example, the majority of US dual language students have Spanish as...

By Dual Language School Team
Junio 29, 2018
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People learn new languages for many different reasons. One example is the importance of making business deals in foreign nations, which can be a challenging task if you cannot speak the language. Moreover, mingling with people abroad is impossible if you cannot understand what they say. So, you can see that learning a language is vital for many situations, and perhaps that is why dual language education is becoming so popular. Here are the five most useful languages to learn...

By Dual Language School Team
Junio 28, 2018
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June’s Dual Language Teacher of the Month award continues the trend begun in May by celebrating and recognizing the hard work of a duo of teachers. Sydney Valdez and Noelia Gomez who work as a team at Tyler Elementary School in Washington, D.C. and were nominated by Laura Chapa. Clara shared this about the duo, "Sydney and Noelia communicate high expectations, respect and show interest in each of their students. Both teachers recognize students as bilingual learners. They help ...