Tag: Spanish

Supporting Early Literacy in Spanish and English

Building early literacy skills is imperative for all students, especially the five million English learners (ELs) being educated in today’s public schools.1 The mastery of these skills—including oral language, phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and...

Shine a Light on Bilingualism

The winners were chosen by Renaissance’s RAICES (Respectfully Amplify the Impact of our Culture to Empower and Succeed)...

Help Develop Spanish SEL Assessments

There is a scarcity of validated Spanish-language social–emotional assessments, despite recognition that social–emotional competence is essential for a child’s success and well-being. Addressing this gap, investigators at Rush University Medical Center are conducting a...

Spanish-Speaking Star Voted Artist of the Year

Spanish-speaking Puerto Rican reggaeton star Bad Bunny made history at the Video Music Awards by becoming the...

Can Teaching English Like Spanish Close the Achievement Gap?

If you have even a passing knowledge of Spanish, you know the ns in montaña are different. You can see it. But English isn’t like that. The as in car and care and race...

Huge Spanish Streaming Service Launches Vix

On the last day of March, TelevisaUnivision launched Vix and Vix Plus—a two-tier, macro-scale Spanish-language streaming service with more than 50,000 hours of content across all genres for users in the US, Mexico, and...

New Network Launches to Consolidate US Spanish Media

Last month, Latino Media Network (LMN), a media company focused on content creation, talent incubation, and distribution across multiple platforms, announced its formation. Founded by social entrepreneurs Stephanie Valencia and Jess Morales Rocketto and...

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Promoting Spain’s Linguistic Diversity

Last month, directors from the Cervantes Institute (Spanish), the Ramón Llull Institute (Catalan), the Etxepare Euskal Institutua (Basque), and the Galician Culture Council (Gallego) met in Santiago de Compostela to assess progress...

Spanish Media Denied Comment in Wake of School Massacre

Texas law enforcement ended a long press conference on the Robb Elementary School massacre without taking a single question from Spanish-language media. Speakers of Spanish make up around 30% of Texas’s population, and in...
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