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HEARING AND UNDERSTANDING THE SOUNDS AROUND

Infants are born with the ability to hear and understands the sounds (phonemes) of all languages throughout the world.  After about 8 months of age, they begin to lose this ability and solely discriminate the sounds of the language or

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The Critical Role that Families of Dual Language Learners Play in Supporting their Child’s Education

Dual Language Learners are living in a world where gaining knowledge of multiple languages and multiple cultures happens daily. Research has demonstrated that including families of Dual Language Learners in their child’s education is invaluable. Get to know the child

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Great Websites for Kids

In last week’s post, I shared two websites to assist you with selecting and evaluating apps for use with young children.  This week, let’s take a look at a similar website that will help accomplish the same thing but for

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Choosing the Best Apps for Young Children

Finding the best educational apps for young children can be a challenge.  On the Apple App Store, approximately 80% of paid apps are tagged as “educational”, and about half of those are designed for children under age 5. How can a

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“Look for the Helpers”

In the words of Fred Rogers,”When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day,

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