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Spanish Weather Terms for Bilingual Learners

Spanish weather terms are easy to understand for children since they experience it every day. Whether new season approaches or different weather patterns occur, children understand when the day is cold or hot. For instance, for many children, the beginning of a school year means autumn or otoño. Then, during the winter or invierno break, depending on where they live, they might see snow or…

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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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Reading Aloud Strategies for Bilingual Learners

Reading aloud to children benefits more than improvements in reading comprehension. That is, reading aloud to young children at a young age encourages them to develop language skills, cognitive development, and listening skills. Besides, reading aloud is not an activity for young readers only, older and emerging readers also benefit. Do you often use storytelling as a means to read aloud? That is a perfect way…

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Roadblocks to Successful Growth Mindset in Bilingual Classrooms

A growth mindset is quite common in education. Learning about the growth mindset, especially for ELL students or second language learners, may not come easy. The idea of making mistakes and trying again is not a popular one. In a bilingual classroom where students come from different backgrounds, a growth mindset is not an approach seen as part of learning. Besides, students regard language learning…

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Ocean Animal Names in Spanish

Ocean animal names in Spanish is the ideal way to introduce more than habitats of the ocean. Imagine a world that lives beyond the surface of Earth. That is, the sea is the wondrous place where children can learn about sea creatures, ocean zones, and keeping the waters clean. While your lessons contribute to the learning of vocabulary or writing practice, include themes to help…

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Forest Animal Names in Spanish

Forest animal names in Spanish are an excellent way to introduce animal living and habitat. When seeking lessons to teach Spanish, you want to look for themes. In this case, learning about forest animals consists of Spanish vocabulary, animal living, and habitats. Besides a general science component, you also want to seek learning materials that approach reading and writing from different perspectives. 

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How Does Bilingualism Affect Language Development in Children?

Language development in children conveys many benefits as much as various misconceptions. While there are ways to introduce another language at home to children, other family members might speak differently. Perhaps, family members with expertise in the native language switch back and forth. As a result, young children begin to assimilate the language spoken at home and outside the home. However, for young children, there…

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How to Teach A Child to be Bilingual

As you teach your child to be bilingual, many questions arise. Is this learning beneficial to my child? Will there be any language development concerns once your child starts school? All these inquiries and more are valid questions. What is more challenging to address is how to incorporate a learning environment that complements with what your child learns at school? Even at the beginning stage…

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Steps to Turn the Summer Slide into Learning

The Summer Slide occurs every year, all the time after school is over. Much like a typical slide, your children encounter at a playground, sliding during the summer break brings learning loss. Often, the Summer Slide progresses during the middle of the summer break. As soon as children spend time outdoors, at summer camps, or even travel during family vacations, coming back to reality is…

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