6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education

Brains, brains, brains. One thing we've learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research. And yet it can be hard to point to places where our education system is really making use of the latest neuroscience findings. But there is one happy nexus where research is meeting practice: Bilingual education. "In [...]

The Debate Over Bilingual Education In California

Alice Callaghan has spent decades working with mostly Mexican and Guatemalan families out of a tiny office near Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles. It doubles as a school for a few dozen 4- and 5-year-olds. After the Pledge of Allegiance, children scamper to their seats to work on phonics exercises, blended words, vocabulary and [...]

By |2016-10-31T17:30:58+00:00October 31st, 2016|Bilingual education, California, Education, Language|0 Comments