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Hispanic Heritage Lesson Plan for Bilingual Classrooms

A Hispanic heritage lesson plan introduces students to more than traditions. Hispanic heritage is an ideal way to add culture awareness to your lessons. Many Hispanic figures contributed to the sciences, arts, literature, politics, and communities. That is why during September 15 until October 15, libraries and schools celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The month pays tribute to those Hispanic people that made valuable contributions. Planning…

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Hispanic Heritage Month Resources

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these easy to use resources for lesson planning and activities

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Teaching children about Hispanic culture

Hispanic culture is fun and educational when teaching children about it. It opens up the window of opportunity to learn more than Hispanic culture. They learn about famous Hispanic writers, cultural arts, and folklore music. In teaching Hispanic culture to children, it is always best to learn it from the source. However, when it’s almost impossible to accomplish, there are other alternatives. Teaching them about…

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Educational book review: Learning about the life and culture of the children of the Andes

It’s not often that many authors and songwriters get a chance to introduce a different culture. But Daria’s music provide a wonderful book that tells about how children live in the harsh conditions of the Andes Mountains. But the story doesn’t stop there. It’s filled with activities, coloring pages, and a companion music CD. The songs in the album provide a unique way to listen…

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What is all the buzz about? The National Spanish Spelling Bee 2013

It is not often to see a group of students to gather and actually enjoy spelling words. It’s even more amazing when these students can get excited to spell Spanish words. What is all the buzzing excitement about? The exhilarating anticipation is the National Spanish Spelling taking place in Albuquerque, New Mexico on July 18th to 20th. At this occasion, students from schools all over…

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Spanish books for children: 20 best stories to introduce Hispanic literature

Books to read in Spanish or bilingual ones is a great way to initiate the love for Hispanic literature. Parents and educators can get children familiar with Spanish stories with very simple books. The storybooks presented in this list are not only educational but also fun to read. 1. The cazuela that the farm maiden stirred by Samanta R. Vamos and Rafael Lopez Arroz con…

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Holiday music review: Multicultural songs with World Music by Daria

How can parents encourage children to listen to holiday music? With fun lyrics to sing to, children of all ages should have a chance to know more about holiday music. Besides the popular English lyrics for the holidays, Spanish songs are great ways to boost children’s learning. And although kids are unaware of the lyrics in Spanish, it is a delightful way to introduce fun…

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Educational magazine review: Learning about Bilingual Times

Literacy is such an important aspect for parents, nowadays. It is even more essential when parents have children that struggle with reading or have a learning disability. Reading can be daunting or a chore. But reading can be a wonderful activity. Parents can encourage children by reading different types of materials such as audio books, picture dictionaries or encyclopedias, read-along-books, and even magazines. Sometimes magazines…

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Learning Spanish for toddlers with Bilinguebabies

Meet Audrey and her wonderful children from the United Kingdom in this delightful article. In her journey to educate her children in many languages, she also teaches Spanish and French. Learn more about her inspirational quest to master multiculturalism and the notion of being multilingual in a bilingual home. Teaching toddlers Spanish using the world around you, any moment can be ‘Spanish time-Bilinguebabies’ by Audrey Antoine-Hart…

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