Tips for effortless bilingual early literacy centers

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Literacy is an essential component for preschoolers to learn to read. Primarily, it fosters the reading abilities to develop a love for reading and to explore new subjects.

When you build literacy centers, you create an opportunity for preschoolers to begin their journey in reading. While there are many ways to create a comfortable place for literacy centers, you might want to develop other areas for bilingual learners, too.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Resources

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) is a beautiful opportunity to bring in cultural knowledge about Hispanic influencers in your community. What are some ways you implement Hispanic awareness in the classroom?

Foster a sense of community in the class by using this event to talk about different types of cultures. Besides using posters, videos, essays, and other projects, focus on the relevance of this annual event.

Many cities celebrate heritage month by displaying art exhibits, festivals, and music.

Here are a few suggestions to build your knowledge about this cultural event in your classroom: 

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The impact of bilingual learning in project based learning

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Teachers know the value of collaboration in the classroom when students work in groups. Evidently, it is part of many classrooms across the United States. Especially in science classes, project based learning increases in demand to encourage engagement between subject and students.

In fact, project based learning continues to thrive in many classrooms as teachers encourage students to metacognition and critical thinking skills.

Whether it is a science class or language support group, project-based learning is making a path for English Language Learners (ELL) students to acquire language skills in unconventional ways. 

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