Tag: bilingualism

A Bilingual Path to Literacy Success

I have been the principal at Georgia Brown...

Bilingualism May Improve Attention Control

According to a study recently published in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, people who speak two languages may be better at shifting their attention from...

Research: Bilingualism and memory recall

In a new study published in the academic journal Science Advances, linguistic researchers explore the relationship between bilingualism and the brain’s memory functions. The peer-reviewed...

Providing Mirrors and Windows for Emergent Bilinguals

Words matter. Bilingualism and multilingualism are superpowers. But the US education system has not always had that view. Traditionally, not speaking English has been...

Bilinguals React More Emotionally to Mother Tongue

A recent study by researchers in Poland has examined differences in how bilingual people respond to emotionally charged words in different languages. The study, carried...

Multilingualism Can Slow Down Dementia 

Researchers from the University of Sydney have recently found evidence that culturally diverse people might resist symptoms for frontotemporal dementia, for longer.  Calling for more...

Continue Celebrating Mother Language Day!

In 1999 UNESCO declared February 21 to be International Mother Language Day to promote awareness of linguistic diversity and multilingualism. Although there are about...

Canada’s Languages Diversify

The number of Canadians who mainly speak...

Renaissance Launches Art Contest to Honor Bilingualism in America

Renaissance today launched the “Shine a Light on Bilingualism” art contest to celebrate Hispanic culture and bilingualism. All students in grades K–12 are invited to...

A Second Language for Every Student

Lisa A. Frumkes explains why bilingualism is more relevant than ever. In today’s increasingly global and connected world, I interact every day with colleagues from...
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