Dual Language Bilingual Education Implementation in Unprecedented Times: Issues of Equity Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic This month Multilingual Matters published Dual Language Bilingual Education by Kathryn I. Henderson and Deborah K. Palmer. In this post the authors discuss the effects that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on dual language bilingual education.
the Center for Applied Linguistics in collaboration with the Embassy of Mexico announced the release of hundreds of free Spanish language educational materials for language teachers across the United States.
Thanks to the international partnership between Mexican Ambassador to the U.S., Martha Bárcena, and the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL), teachers across the U.S. now have free access to hundreds of multimedia Spanish resources online, including complete textbooks, lesson plans, videoclips, maps and more. These video lessons, books, movies and TV shows are age-appropriate for both the K-12 settings and can be adapted to adult learning as well.
In the News “Bilingualism is Our Shared Identity” April 21, 2020 | CAL.org Update regarding bandwidth issue (4/23/2020):Due to the outstanding user response and web activity to www.RedBilingueMexUS.org, we understand that some users are having difficulty viewing the authentic Spanish language re...
The Bilingual Revolution and the Future of Education in Two Languages Fabrice Jaumont, April 2, 2020 (RECORDING AVAILABLE) In this presentation, Fabrice gives a dynamic description of the importance of being bilingual/multilingual and the value that it brings to individuals and communities. He describes the many dual language programs that are developing and thriving across the country, gives guidance for starting and sustaining these programs, and answers participants’ questions about the purpose and vitality of these programs.
In this presentation, Fabrice gives a dynamic description of the importance of being bilingual/multilingual and the value that it brings to individuals and communities. He describes the many dual language programs that are developing and thriving across the country, gives guidance for starting and s...
The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota provides high-quality professional development for language teachers that link research and theory with practical applications for the classroom. This summer, CARLA's internationally known program will offer 12 institutes on a wide range of topics including: Using the Web for Communicative Language Learning, Developing Communicative Performance Assessments, Meaningful Portfolio Implementation, Heritage Language Education, Teaching Language Through the Lens of Social Justice, Foreign Language Literacies, Secondary Dual Language and Immersion Continuation Programs, and more!