New Research Links Bilingualism with Better Attention and Self Control

New Research Links Bilingualism with Better Attention and Self Control Bilingualism has long been considered something of an advantage. Children who are taught to learn multiple languages are often better prepared for their lives ahead, not just for the reason that they can converse with people from diverse backgrounds in other countries, but because bilingualism is often an indication of … Read More

Katherine Del MonteNew Research Links Bilingualism with Better Attention and Self Control

James Crawford’s Theory of Second Language Acquisition

We conclude our look at some of the most prominent voices in the second language learning community with James Crawford, who has long been an activist for more effective bilingual education policies. A former editor of the online magazine, Education Week, Crawford has written numerous essays and books discussing language policy in schools, advocating for sensible language-learning legislation, pushing for … Read More

Katherine Del MonteJames Crawford’s Theory of Second Language Acquisition

How an Anti-bias Curriculum Benefits the School Community

An anti-bias preschool curriculum is one that seeks to acknowledge and challenge prejudices in education and works to remove them from the teaching and learning environment. Schools using an anti-bias curriculum are acknowledging that many Western societies, though growingly diverse, continue to function with inherent inequity and racial cultural bias, and that this naturally carries over into education, which is … Read More

Katherine Del MonteHow an Anti-bias Curriculum Benefits the School Community

Early Literacy Development with Infants and Hispanic Parents

Literacy development starts very early and continues throughout an individual’s life. Even as an infant, a child can begin to communicate and to undertake what are called pre-literacy activities. Hispanic parents can play an important role in developing early literacy, and even early bilingual literacy with their infants. Some of the basic ways to develop infant literacy growth are to … Read More

Katherine Del MonteEarly Literacy Development with Infants and Hispanic Parents

Award-Winning Bilingual Books in our Parent Involvement Programs with English Learners

Below are award-winning bilingual books published by Lectura Books for The Latino Family Literacy Project™. Parents who are learning English enjoy these bilingual books with their children because they have so much they can relate to when they read them. Our books are bilingual in Spanish and English and the focus is to help parents learn English and read with … Read More

Katherine Del MonteAward-Winning Bilingual Books in our Parent Involvement Programs with English Learners