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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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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 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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Teaching Spanish Sight Words in Context Generates Reading Success

Teaching Spanish sight words in context is as challenging as designing lesson plans to deliver that message. A bilingual classroom is a room more than individuals with distinct backgrounds and cultures. As teachers, you know the importance to assimilate, instruct, and plan those lessons to meet learning goals. Teaching ELL students, aside from their backgrounds, brings a whole new perspective to differentiating instruction. Expecting to…

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How to run an effective bilingual morning preschool routine

An effective bilingual morning preschool routine occurs when the classroom environment operates systematically. Does this mean that children have to follow instructions in a robotic mode? An active classroom offers children the opportunity to foster learning and creativity. With so many interactive tools available for teachers, learning with scissors, glue, paint, crayons, and other writing tools become second nature. A morning preschool routine involves reading…

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Letter recognition tools as actionable ways to motivate reading

Letter recognition impacts the learning of many children in the classroom. Recognizing letters influences the young readers to evaluate and correlate sounds with letters meanwhile affecting reading skills. Teachers know students need a solid foundation of letters and phonics. As much as reading is necessary for life, students need a basis to learn the different mechanics of letter identification. Teaching the alphabet before interpretation is…

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Kickstart your bilingual preschool letter learning routine

Develop ideas for letter learning routines for your bilingual preschool classroom

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Bilingual literacy development to rock your bilingual classroom

Narrative stories are ideal reading tools to boost your bilingual literacy development.

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Unexpected effective uses for bilingual literacy centers

Efficient ways to use bilingual literacy centers for motivation, learning, and engagement.

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