2017 was a busy year for me, and ended with the splitting of my site for parents (this one) from my site for schools (now at http://www.crisfieldeducationalconsulting.com). Although in many ways it is easier to maintain one site, and although the messages I hope to share on my blog are equally important for parents and … Continue reading Top 5 posts of 2017
A few weeks ago I sat down with Donna Bardsley at Amsterdam Mamas, to record a podcast on bilingualism and bilingual education. The topics ranged from my own experience raising three kids with three languages, to the more complex, and compelling, issue of how language status affects children who are becoming bilingual. I've written about … Continue reading Privilege and Paradox in Bilingual Education
A Very Multilingual Caterpillar! It was a fantastic, fantastic day. At least in the Children's Library, where I spent my day (next year I must make it upstairs to have some language fun myself...)! We saw "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" read live in no less than 15 languages, including a "World Premiere" of author Adriaan … Continue reading The DRONGO has flown….
DRONGO is for anyone who lives in, and wants to explore the modern multilingual world. Is my language a problem or a solution? Where can I find booklets, expertise, training, tests, schools, interpreters? At DRONGO you will find questions and answers, speakers and storytellers, and a lot of contact opportunities. For children and parents, students … Continue reading A final DRONGO call – Multilingualism in Amsterdam, this weekend!