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Bilingual Education

What are the benefits of putting your child in bilingual education? These articles provide an overview of the opportunities your child can gain from retaining his/her native language while learning English.

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  • 1.

    Bilingual Education Attacked

    Even though bilingual education has provided a positive and supportive environment for the academic and social growth of...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 2.

    How Children Learn a Second Language

    In the 1970s, my early childhood provider advised my immigrant Mexican American mother to stop speaking Spanish with me...

    Source: Diversity in Education Special Edition Contributor
  • 3.

    Becoming Bilingual: Acquiring Two Languages

    Becoming Bilingual: Acquiring Two Languages Students who have a home language (L1) other than English are faced with...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Reflections from Teachers of Culturally Diverse Children

    "Teachers cannot hope to begin to understand who sits before them unless they can connect with the families and...

    Source: National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • 5.

    Myths and Misconceptions about Second Language Learning

    As the school-aged population changes, teachers all over the country are challenged with instructing more children with...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
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    The Pros of Bilingual Education

    Bilingual education continues to receive criticism in the national media. This Digest examines some of the criticism,...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 7.

    Give the Gift of Languages

    The truth is, young children learn languages easily and retain them longer if they are exposed to them early in life....

    Source: Education.com
  • 8.

    Culture and Language

    Culture influences the way that language is used. This article discusses why children from diverse linguistic...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall