Tag: bilingualism

Teachers can support a home language and make a difference in language development for bilingual kids.

When bilingual children start school in a language that is different than the one they speak at home, it can…

A book on raising bilingual children with how-to information and valuable perspective.

Not long after I started Spanish Playground, Adam Beck began writing his blog Bilingual Monkeys. As I read his early…

Reading to bilingual kids presents challenges like finding books and engaging kids with the text.

I’m happy to be part of a global group of bloggers writing about the A to Z’s of raising bilingual…

Raising bilingual children with strategies from Christine Jernigan.

Family Language Learning: Learn Another Language, Raise Bilingual Children by Christine Jernigan is a practical guide to raising children with…

Printable poster of qualities parents need if they are raising bilingual kids.

Raising bilingual kids is a complex, challenging undertaking. Of course, if there is one thing being a parent teaches you…

Dos and don'ts for parents of Spanish learners.

Parents often ask me how they can help Spanish learners if they only speak English. There is no denying that…

Advantages of being bilingual in today's competitive academic environment.

Bilingualism is credited with everything from improving cognitive skills to better job opportunities. In today’s competitive academic environment, there are…

Language learning concepts important to raising bilingual kids.

One of the things I found made teaching Spanish to my kids easier was that I was a teacher and…

reading to kids in Spanish

Research has shown that reading to children helps them learn vocabulary and improves listening comprehension skills. As a parent or…

If there is one thing being a parent teaches you, it is that you can do more than you ever…

These Latino picture books are Spanish stories children will love as they learn language.

Marisol McDonald is the protagonist of two wonderful bilingual picture books – Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match/ Marisol McDonald no combina…

This is part of a series of posts featuring multicultural bloggers who are raising their children speaking Spanish and another…

This is part of a series of posts featuring multicultural bloggers who are raising their children speaking two or more…