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Education in a Foreign Language for Children with Special Needs?

by Corey

Dear Madalena, I wanted to ask you about kids with special education needs attending language immersion programs. If the student has reading/writing/language processing disabilities, is it too much to add on top of that the layer of going to school in a foreign language that is not supported in the home?

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Activities

Las Hojas Estan Cambiando (The Leaves Are Changing): Part One

by Maria

Photo Credit:  Steven Deplo We are delighted to introduce a fantastic new contributor to Multilingual Living: Maria Hawkins! Maria is a former public school teacher who now homeschools her children in English and Spanish.  We asked Maria if she would be willing to share her teaching and language knowledge to create Spanish language lessons for […]

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Bilingual Children with One Hour of Language a Day – Part Two

by Corey

By Corey Heller Photo credit: John Millard As I outline in the first article, Bilingual Children with One Hour of Language a Day – Part One, language learning isn’t really so very different from financial investing: We start off with some basic words and inspiration (initial investment), then each day we add a little more […]

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Getting Started

Bilingual Children with One Hour of Language a Day – Part One

by Corey

By Corey Heller Photo credit: John Millard Have you heard of compound interest?  The worldwide financial crises aside, experts say that compound interest can make us millionaires by the time we retire if we take advantage of it correctly. It goes without saying that it is completely dependent upon how much money we invest initially, […]

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To Send My Child to a Bilingual School or Not? That Is the Question.

by Alice

By Alice Lapuerta Photo Credit: MIKI Yoshihito One would think that for a multicultural family the answer’s obvious: yes, of course you send your daughter to a bilingual school! How can you even pose this question! Nevertheless I hesitated. I pondered. I weighed my choices back and forth in my mind. You see, it’s not […]

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