Wednesday, July 15, 2009

New Bilingual Programs on the way

In these difficult times when so many important programs are being taken away from our public schools, news likes this gives me a bit of hope. Lucky for the kids who get to participate. Let's hope more school will follow suit.
3 more schools add bilingual immersion programs
Ventura County Star

Sunday, July 12, 2009

More pros for bilingual parents

For those of us raising bilingual parents this article touts the obvious. But it sure is great to finally have research catching up. The research in question was done in Trieste, Italy with young children who spoke Italian and Slovenian.

Bilingual kids are more efficient learners

Tots exposed to two languages grasp speech patterns more easily