To do it successfully, you need to think creatively and have lots of support.
Proposition 58 removes barriers that restricted bilingual education programs and mandated that English learners be taught
Children don’t magically become bilingual overnight.
If you cannot manage it, most probably your child will finally start catching up with his monolingual peers when he begins
Apparently, it is impossible to forget your native language completely, which is good news. Whatever your child learns during
It is a challenge in raising a bilingual child to provide an environment where he or she can be equally exposed to both languages
It's time to reconsider what it means to be bilingual.
I wonder why it is that his bilingualism is being celebrated while the bilingualism of the Latinx community continues to be policed and denigrated.
Back in Florida, where I normally live, I was tutoring a young man from Mexico as part of a program that the Literacy Coalition
Now that I am a writer, I am awestruck by those who possess the facility to translate works of literature. How do they do it? Is the translation a new, separate work of art?
This school year, New York City is expanding its own language-immersion programs to 40 additional schools, which means the Big Apple now has about 150 bilingual public schools.
I know that being Asian is more than being able to speak a language and more than outward appearance. While I've never been proud of it, I know my loss of language is just another narrative in the Great Asian-American Story, and that it's not a narrative exclusive to just me.
So a woman approached the Vazquezes, and in the spirit of neighborliness, promptly snapped, "We speak English in America." She also offered the helpful suggestion that the mother and son should "go back to Spain," even though Ms. Vasquez is from El Salvador.
New technologies and resourceful school districts will only get us so far. We need policymakers to prioritize language education so that America's students -- and our entire economy -- can reach their full potential.
The reality is that these parents who sign up their kids for dual-language kindergarten are onto something.
Educators must recognize each step in a child's educational journey leads to college readiness - not just the final few. The graduating class of 2027 is preparing right now.
"If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world."
So what are you waiting for? Scientists say pretty much anyone can learn a new language with one study even suggesting a
Personally, I love the sounds and musicality of all languages. I was raised in a bi-lingual household. I spoke English outside