Category Archives: families

Second generation VSL learning

Every time my daughter complains about having to go to Spanish classes every Saturday morning, I feel her pain, because once upon a time, it was my pain too. But after all this time, I still don’t have a killer … Continue reading

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Know more than one language? Don’t give it up!

If it takes a village to rear a child, then “The bilingual child benefits from being raised by two or more villages!” writes linguist Rebecca Callahan (right), in┬áThe Conversation, in an article picked up by the World Economic Forum. It’s … Continue reading

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Digital resources: International Children’s Digital Library

Not so long ago, borrowing children’s books in other languages meant a complicated, perhaps costly interlibrary loan if you weren’t lucky enough to live near a library with holdings in your language … or a costly trip to a foreign … Continue reading

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