What Does Neuroscience Say About Language Development?


Interesting findings in Language Development Starts in the Womb at http://neurosciencenews.com/language-development-womb-7106/

Learning a New Language Will Impact Other Learning, Too!


Great research (of course, we already talked about this a long time ago…) in Bilingual babies: Study shows how exposure to a foreign language ignites infants’ learning at http://www.washington.edu/news/2017/07/17/bilingual-babies-study-shows-how-exposure-to-a-foreign-language-ignites-infants-learning/

Brilliant Bilinagual Brains: Bilingual Children Can Distinguish Voices in Languages They Don’t Know


The news about bilingual brains are mounting due to evolving brain research.  There are so many good news such as this one:  http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning-the-language/2017/07/bilingual_children_excel_at_voice_recognition.html

6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education


We already know but here is information to share with your communities:  http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/11/29/497943749/6-potential-brain-benefits-of-bilingual-education?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20170722

Are Emojis Culturally Coded?


Read Meet a guy who makes a living translating emojis at http://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/17/meet-a-guy-who-makes-a-living-translating-emojis.html

Being bilingual makes people’s brains more efficient and could combat cognitive ageing, study finds


New science findings at http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/bilingual-speak-two-languages-brain-more-efficient-combat-cognitive-ageing-study-universit-de-montr-a7519026.html.  Celebrate and encourage multilingualism!

Don’t Teach Bilingual Learners More Languages. Actually, This is Wrong.


Bi- and multilingual students can actually learn additional languages easier than monolingual learners.  They can utilize several already existing linguistic systems.  Read more in Bilingual kids can pick up third language ‘more easily’: Study at http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/bilingual-kids-can-pick-up-third-language-more-easily

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