Back by popular demand, the "Raising Bilingual Children: Six building blocks for success" seminar is being offered in The Hague, March 10, 2014. This seminar offers an overview of the theory of bilingualism/multilingualism, in an accessible and interesting lecture. We then move into the practicalities of raising children with more than one language: ways and … Continue reading Raising Bilingual Children: Six building blocks for success
February 21 is International Mother Language Day. Recognised by the United Nations as a day "to promote the preservation and protection of all languages used by peoples of the world It is a day when all involved in multilingualism, whether personally or professionally, should stop and consider where they can make a difference. February 21 … Continue reading International Mother Language Day
Fantastic - A report specifically to help pediatricians understand the benefits of bilingualism and support parents who are raising bi/multilingual children. Let's just hope they read it.... Multilingualism an Advantage to Nurture, American Academy of Pediatrics Says.
As I have mentioned previously, I am working with Dr. Jane Spiro from Oxford Brookes university on a teacher-training based research project this year. We are halfway through the training year, and it's been both exciting and moving to see how the school and teachers are taking on-board the ideals behind the program of being … Continue reading Mother Tongue reading: A “Beyond EAL” project update
Okay, not the usual kind of title for me... but there is a good reason. Normally, I do a little "year in review" at the beginning of a new blogging year. This year, I forgot to do it. Which was really a good thing, because in January something big happened on my blog. And that … Continue reading Welcome Mongolia!