Surprise: Foreign language learning leads to cognitive benefits in students, experts say

12/06/2020

And: foreign language studies improves mastery of L1! More here 


Great Online Bilingual & Multilingual Language Resources for Kids

03/03/2020

Make sure to check them out here


The importance of being multilingual in a global job market

19/01/2020

We need to focus on maintaining heritage languages for the purpose of career and college readiness. One tool to promote language maintenance is the Seal of Biliteracy. More about the topic of  being multilingual in a global job market here


The Sooner You Expose A Baby To A Second Language, The Smarter They’ll Be

17/01/2020

Share this with all who are afraid of early exposure to multiple languages. Link here


The Language You Speak Influences Where Your Attention Goes

14/01/2020

Interesting reading here


5 Cognitive Benefits of Bilingualism: The Bilingual Brain Advantage

10/01/2020

Please share widely


Babies learning two languages at once

29/12/2019

In case some of your colleagues or parents wonder, share this


The revolutionary power of bilingualism | Karina Chapa | TEDxMcAllen

24/12/2019


Silencing the Mother Tongue Makes It Harder for Bilingual Children to Learn English

30/11/2019

A good reminder that we all should share with our colleagues and immigrant families. More here


Research: Diverse linguistic environment boosts brain sensitivity to new learning, UCI study finds

22/11/2019

Excerpt: Numerous studies have noted the brain benefits that come from being bilingual – among them increased executive-level cognitive function and a four- to five-year delay in the risk of developing dementia symptoms. A new University of California, Irvine study, however, has found that monolinguals living in a linguistically diverse environment may be reaping some rewards just by being in the vicinity of multiple languages. More here


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