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4 Benefits of Dual-Language Immersion Programs

The U.S. News and World Report – Andrew Warner Dual-language immersion programs facilitate biliteracy – the ability to speak, listen, read and write proficiently in two languages – by taking advantage of young children’s propensity for language acquisition. Most programs start in kindergarten and follow children through elementary school, and some extend into middle or high school. Read More:...

10 Financial Lessons Parents Should Teach Their Children

Moms – Megan Glosson Believe it or not, it’s never too early to start teaching your child about money management and finances. In fact, many of the children who experience financial stress later in life are those who weren’t taught financial lessons during their early childhood. Teaching kids about money at a young age will help build good financial habits and better prepare them for a stronger financial future. And, it all starts with these 10 financial lessons from parents. Read More:...

Can arts education help kids heal from the trauma of the pandemic?

Ed Source – Karen D’Souza California has long been famous for its creativity, the engine driving everything from the entertainment industry to the tech sector. But decades of budget cuts, and a laser focus on core subjects, have pushed the state’s public schools to cut arts education to the bone over the years. Read More:...

Framing the Future

Language Magazine – Sara Davila Currently, we are in the middle of what some have described as the Great Reset (Rold & DeVries, 2022; World Economic Forum, 2022), driven by the rapid adoption of technology at scale to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in all aspects of modern life. In this moment, multiple sectors of education around the world are considering a future of learning informed by the skills necessary for success in world that is more flexible, disaggregated, and global than ever before. With so much of the future uncertain, the only thing we truly know is that developing those skills and abilities requires supporting a deeply integrated approach to learning focused more on what learners can do, rather than what they know. Read More:...

How to Help Striving Adolescent Readers

Edutopia – Jason DeHart Difficulties in reading and writing sometimes create shame and confusion—and this is certainly true for older students (grades 6–12) who have spent a considerable amount of time in some form of school and who may still be striving in literacy growth. Read More:...