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Dr. Seuss reading week

Dr. Seuss Reading Week for Bilingual Learners

Dr. Seuss reading week is a fantastic time to read books by Dr. Seuss and other titles. Promoting literacy in this way engages your bilingual readers to learn about different topics. Besides having a great way to incorporate reading, take this time to add after-reading activities.   Dr. Seuss Reading Week Ideas For example, you can create activities like puzzles, word matching, or even hand…

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Supporting Special Needs Learners: Annie from Accessible College

Supporting special needs learners from K-12 grades can sometimes be a challenge. As special needs students incorporate valuable lifelong skills, they become more self-aware. After that, many special needs students might seek higher education. However, the transition to college may not be an easy one. I sat down with Annie Tulkin from Accessible College to talk about supporting special needs learners going to college. Surprisingly,…

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Learning about Shona and Ndebele Languages with Yeve from Philisacreatives

Learning about Shona and Ndebele languages may be a creative way to approach linguistics, especially when you want to learn other languages. When I sat down with Yeve Sibanda from Philisacreatives, she mentioned how valuable a book about Shona and Ndebele is for any bilingual learner. In her recent book, My First Book of Shona and Ndebele languages, she explains the essential parts of knowing…

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Core4Parenting Language Development Skills

Core4Parenting sat down with Spanish4Kiddos to talk about how to help parents with language development skills. Cara Tyrrell, the founder of Core4Parenting, describes who she helps parents with skills that children need even as babies. I talked with Cara about the many ways she uses her programs to help parents.

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Spanish Safari

Spanish Safari Language Learning App

Spanish Safari is a fun language app for kids. Your students and kids can use a personal device to play interactive games while learning Spanish. The app encourages children to develop Spanish as they transition from one level to another. So, I asked Keli Garcia Allen about Spanish Safari and how children best learn Spanish with this app. 

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Sing and Speak Spanish: A Virtual Learning Experience

Sing and Speak Spanish, a language program in San Diego, California, is an ideal way to learn Spanish in a virtual setting. As many schools and homeschool groups go virtual, learning via a computer is not new. Many language programs use technology like apps, computers, and live sessions to teach Spanish. Sing and Speak Spanish includes a fun way to add music and learning into…

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Bicultural Mama

Bicultural Mama interview

Meet Maria Wen Adcock from Bicultural Mama and learn how important bilingualism is at home.

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Hispanic culture

Teaching children about Hispanic culture

Hispanic culture is fun and educational when teaching children about it. It opens up the window of opportunity to learn more than Hispanic culture. They learn about famous Hispanic writers, cultural arts, and folklore music. In teaching Hispanic culture to children, it is always best to learn it from the source. However, when it’s almost impossible to accomplish, there are other alternatives. Teaching them about…

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Bilingual education in elementary schools

Bilingual education in elementary schools is slowly integrating foreign language programs. Whereas high schools already have foreign language programs in place, elementary schools are still trying to educate their students in languages other than English. Spanish, Mandarin, and other foreign languages are making the way into school systems and parts of the bilingual education in the United States. Yet, much needs to be done.

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