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The Whittier School District and their Quest to Understand Translanguaging An Interview with the CABE Seal of Excellence School
This month, DualLanguageSchools.org set out on a quest to further understand translanguaging and provide research on either si ...
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Seal of Biliteracy Stories: Zubair Farooqui
This week, we are sharing the success of a young man named Zubair Farooqui who achieved the Seal of Biliteracy and has found g ...
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How to Continue to Teach Culture post-Holidays
The classroom is a melting pot of diversity regarding languages and cultures, which is why dual language education programs ex ...
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Utilizing The Arts In The Classroom
If you're looking for ways to motivate your students to learn and succeed in your language learning classroom, music could be th ...
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6 Effective Ways To Promote Authentic Biliteracy Development in the Classroom
The new saying is that Monolingualism is the Illiteracy of the 21st century. More than ever, biliterate people have the advantag ...
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6 Ways for Teachers to Utilize Authentic Biliteracy Development
Authentic biliteracy development refers to the developing of original material done in two languages that mirror each other i ...
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The end of Hispanic Heritage Month - How can we continue to celebrate culture in the classroom?
It is that time of year again! Hispanic Heritage Month is a month-long celebration – starting September 15th and ending Octo ...
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Shelly Spiegel-Coleman & and Her Powerful Impact in Making America Bilingual
Shelly Spiegel-Coleman reigns as a prominent leader in the dual language field. From her very first teaching experience to holdi ...
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5 Tips on Celebrating Culture in the Classroom
Every year, Americans celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month from 15th of September to 15th of October by acknowledging th ...
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Igniting the Bilteracy Movement in Honduras
The CODEBREAKER Story by Suzanne Rajkumar Under Gladwell’s “10,000-hour formula”, I am an expert of teaching langua ...
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Communidad y Consejos, Dual Language Back to School Advice from fellow DL teachers!
For our back to school edition this year, we wanted to ask you, our fuerte dual language community what your best advice is for ...
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7 Tips on Educating Newcomers
Over the years, Dual Language teaching has become in demand due to the many known benefits of being bilingual. Finding more ways ...
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Fun ideas for Dual Language Teachers for the Summer!
In the grand scheme of things, teachers tend to be overworked and underappreciated. And since we know that, wouldn’t it be nic ...
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6 Ways to Inspire Your Dual Language Students to Learn At Home
As the summer is about to be upon us, inspiring your dual language students to continue their learning journey outside the class ...
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7 Tips on Creating Curriculum
Dual language programs have been gaining momentum across schools countrywide and it's with good reason. It's not hard to notice ...
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10 Tips on Finding the Right Curriculum for Dual Language Classrooms
Teaching students to become bilingual is becoming more and more common in the United States. This is largely due to the proven b ...
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7 Tips for Reporting Sexual Harassment in Dual Language Programs
Sexual harassment is becoming an all-too-common occurrence in the workplace, even in teaching environments including bilingual o ...
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5 Tips to Empower Female Dual Language Students to Speak Up in Class
Research shows that men often feel more confident speaking up in class than their female peers. This is evidenced in vocabulary ...
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9 tips for Female Dual Language Teachers in Pioneering Career
Dual language teachers are constantly looking for ways of improving their career. For International Women's Day & Women's Histor ...
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7 Tips to Develop Leadership in Your Dual Language Students
Every Dual Language student, despite their age, gender, race or any form of orientation has the potential to be a great leader. ...
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10 Important Leadership Tips for Dual Language Teachers
1. Aim High Ambition is a virtue found in all successful people. You have to set high targets both for yourself and for your st ...
Tumbnail for: An Interview with Guero Loco, or Mr. GL
An Interview with Guero Loco, or Mr. GL
I had to make a decision, I didn't like the idea of performing in night clubs at night and then doing community-based pe ...