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You’d think that having a blog might remind me to keep up with what I write.
Unfortunately, even though I had my second post all typed up the other day, it slipped my mind that it was on copy. 1,057 more words


Bilingual Fears and Mama Guilt

When I was on maternity leave, my son was with me all day, every day.  I was constantly talking, singing, and reading to him in Polish.  347 more words


Second Language Students in English-Medium Classrooms

The latest title in our Parents’ and Teachers’ Guides series is Second Language Students in English-Medium Classrooms by Coreen Sears. In this post, Coreen tells us why this book is such a vital resource for teachers of children in international schools.  534 more words

Applied Linguistics

3210 - more preparation

I have been doing some work on developing curriculum that I may use in my capstone project. It is preliminary work as I haven’t yet registered for 3210 yet. 269 more words

Professor Calls for Bilingual Education Services to Go Beyond English Instruction

This is a great article about bilingual advocate Diane Rodriguez. She is working on improving provisions in US schools for newly arrived immigrant children who do not speak English. 134 more words


Going Bilingual!

Deciding to raise our son bilingual was one of the easier decisions my husband and I made as to the upbringing of our child. I always knew that I wanted my child(ren) to speak my native language so they will be closer to their heritage and be able to communicate with extended family. 519 more words



My name is Alesha. I’m 20 years old(21 in July). I reside in West Virginia, with my soon-to-be 4 year old son.
Yes, if you do the simple math; you’ll see that I was a teen mother. 630 more words