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Parenting Dual Language Learners

Bill Rivers
By Dual Language School Team
Febrero 05, 2018
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Reading José Medina's December 18 column on duallanguageschools.org made me very angry, he and I are almost the same age, but have had vastly different experiences. In my mind's eye, I can still remember Holly Ridge ES in Denver Colorado, and Mrs. Louise Bell's class, where nobody suffered what José...

By Dual Language School Team
Febrero 02, 2018
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1. Aim High

Ambition is a virtue found in all successful people. You have to set high targets both for yourself and for your students. For instance, dual language teachers can set a goal to increase the number of hours they spend giving extra lessons to students who are more familiar with the partner language. If you raise your expectations for your students, it may inspire them to work harder.

2. Motivate the Disadvantaged...

Teacher Leading Student To Success
By Dual Language School Team
Febrero 02, 2018
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3 Min. Read

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1. Aim High

Ambition is a virtue found in all successful people. You have to set high targets both for yourself and for your students. For instance, dual...

By Dual Language School Team
Febrero 01, 2018
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4 Min. Read


A Latina filmmaker and cultural storyteller, Denise Soler Cox is dedicated to helping individuals, organizations and companies transform how we experience culture, identity, and belonging. She's built a reputation for being a speaker who has the rare ability to shine a light on a sensitive and often ignored topic, with extraordinary clarity, honesty, and humor. Her approach not only inspires and provokes new ways of thinking but most importantly leaves audiences inspired to...

By Dual Language School Team
Enero 30, 2018
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5 Min. Read


Please tell us a bit about your background.

I was born and raised in Puerto Rico. I came to California over 30 years ago to get my Masters' degree in Communications/PR/Journalism from Pepperdine University. I worked in Public Relations for a long time and then began writing...

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


Escrito por: Luz María León (padre líder de CLA)

Ser bilingüe es permitir que el cerebro de nuestros hijos trabaje efectivamente en sus dos hemisferios, es mostrar orgullo de tus raíces culturales y reconocer el valor que...

By Dual Language School Team
Enero 23, 2018
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4 Min. Read


I had to make a decision, I didn't like the idea of performing in night clubs at night and then doing community-based performances during the day. I felt that there was a huge conflict, but it also represented the conflict that I was going through as a person and as an artist; hold on to the old GueroLoco or fully embrace the new Mr. GL that I knew could do so much more. So we cancelled the night club gigs and stayed focused on...

By Dual Language School Team
Enero 17, 2018
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5 Min. Read


By MomsRising/MamásConPoder

An interview with one of the Curators, Nina Perez!

Please tell us the mission of MomsRising, and how you came to work there?

MomsRising/MamásConPoder is committed to advancing policy and cultural...

By Dual Language School Team
Enero 16, 2018
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5 Min. Read


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

"If dual language educators, school administrators, and district leaders don't support and/or understand dual language programming and biliteracy instruction, students will never reap the full benefits of being in such a program." – Dr. José Medina; January 12, 2018; SDCOE Dual Language and English Learner...

By Dual Language School Team
Enero 11, 2018
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By: Dr. Bill Rivers, Executive Director, Joint National Committee for Languages

Photo of Dr. Bill Rivers

Who doesn't like elephants? Smart, deliberate, imposing – real elephants are fascinating. Metaphorical ones, especially those that crowd our rooms, are frightening, maybe because they're right in the...