The Bilingual Family’s Web Page This page is intended primarily as a place for bilingual parents to find information and resources to help them raise their children bilingually.
Language Study and the Brain Historical brain research, combined with a review of effective foreign language methodology and research, provides a framework that teachers can utilize to incorporate brain-sensitive activities that foster memory storage and language retrieval. Recent research about the brain, general recommendations for classroom teaching and assorted activities are provided on this Web site. In English and in Spanish.
The Billingual Family Newsletter This quarterly publication, now in its 23rd year, is designed to help all those families who, for various reasons, are in a situation where they can give their children (and themselves) the advantages of being bi- or multi-lingual. The newsletter publishes short informative articles on current thoughts on language learning, bilingualism, biculturalism, mother tongue, schools, etc. It also publishes descriptions of how particular families have managed in their particular situations, problems encountered and how these were overcome. Readership: mixed marriage families; expatriate families in embassies, schools, contract work etc.; immigrant families; students of language learning; researchers in field of bilingualism.
Raising Bilingual Children: Common Parental Concerns and Current Research The purpose of this digest is to help pediatricians, speech language pathologists, classroom teachers, and other professionals who work with bilingual children and their parents understand common parental concerns related to bilingual childrearing and become familiar with the current science on bilingual child development.
Heritage Languages in America The Alliance for the Advancement of Heritage Languages (the Alliance) consists of individuals and organizations who share a commitment to advancing language development for heritage language speakers in the United States.
Harvard Conference: Bilingual Benefits In remarks that opened a multidisciplinary conference called “Bilingual Benefits” Friday (April 30), Harvard President Lawrence H. Summers stated the truism that it’s always preferable to know more than to know less, and most of us wish we knew more languages than we do.