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2014-04-01 12:29:47

MONS, Belgium, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that in the world today multilingual speakers outnumber those only speaking one language?* And due to the Internet and the easy access to content in any language this trend is becoming even more pronounced. At Acapela, we are actively working on meeting the needs of multilingual people, languages and voices are part of our DNA. What is Multilingualism? It's the use of multiple languages, either by an...

2013-12-10 23:26:16

New website for ADES Center at http://www.adescenter.com, a website that features bilingual traffic, language and music school information. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Tampa web designer Websults completed a new website for ADES (Academic Development in English and Spanish) Center. The school, located in Tampa, was founded to provide a bilingual educational environment where Spanish-speaking immigrants could learn English as well as receive other type classes to help them...

2011-12-27 13:00:00

Bilingual Child is the perfect start to every child´s foreign language education. The app is a free download and is now available in the iTunes App Store for both the iPad and iPhone. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 Bilingual Child is an interactive iPad and iPhone game designed to effortlessly teach English and Spanish to children between the ages of 1 and 4. This interactive bilingual educational application will submerse children into animated books where characters Lucy...

2011-10-19 07:00:00

In this webinar, David Rogers, executive director for Dual Language Education of New Mexico, will answer your most pressing questions concerning successful dual language education programs. Presentation airs Thursday, October 20, 2011, from 2:00â“3:00 p.m. MDT. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 Imagine Learning is hosting a free webinar on October 20, 2011, from 2:00â“3:00 p.m. MDT. This webinar will feature David Rogers, executive director for Dual...

2011-09-21 14:48:04

There are now more and more foreign children in the classroom, and many of them speak a different language to that of their sociolinguistic environment. A study by the University of Gerona has assessed the knowledge of Catalan and Spanish amongst these children and confirms that they take at least six years to acquire the same language levels as native pupils. Researchers propose a new system that has proven successful in other countries as a way of stopping language from becoming a barrier...

2011-02-22 08:00:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- There are roughly 6,500 spoken languages spoken throughout the world today.  Every person knows at least one of them, however, many people are fond of learning two or more.  It's actually recommended these days.  There are numerous benefits of being bilingual such as an improvement in linguistic and meta linguistic abilities as well as betterment of cognitive flexibility such as divergent thinking, concept formation, verbal abilities and general reasoning....

2009-10-30 09:24:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpharetta, Ga.-based Smart Play, LLC has launched Ingenio(TM), the first entirely bilingual brand of educational toys and games in the United States. The product line features 10 portable, affordable toys and games that teach a comprehensive range of early learning skills in English and Spanish - fine motor, reading, writing, math, vocabulary, geography and problem solving. Ingenio's bilingual product line ranges from electronic learning toys and puzzles...

2009-02-24 23:01:00

Call to Action for Meeting Needs of State's Most Vulnerable Students LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At today's opening of The California Association for Bilingual Education's (CABE) Annual Conference, the education company Pearson and CABE announced an "English Learners' Bill of Rights" to focus public attention on the increasing needs of the booming California student population whose first language is not English. Today, 25 percent or 1.6 million California students...

2008-08-08 21:00:23

By Mick Zawislak mzawislak@@dailyherald.com Educators in Diamond Lake District 76 were filled with pride when Illinois' top school official praised them recently for academic improvement. A few weeks later, though, the district got a different kind of feedback from the state. Officials were told to comply with the state's bilingual education program, or lose a $175,000 grant. "My gut feeling is the state doesn't know what to do with us," Superintendent Roger Prosise said. "They sent a...


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