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Entries Tagged as 'Diversity'

Posters for International Mother Language Day 2018

February 15th, 2018 · No Comments

February 21 is International Mother Language Day. ISB High School students have made posters that are now displayed in the MS/HS cafeteria and HS hallways. Below is a small sampling of the posters. Please come to the HS to see more! About 40 languages are represented on the ISB student body.

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A series of short trailers from Patchwork Films

May 15th, 2017 · No Comments

Perspectives on bilingualism / language maintenance

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Mother Tongue reading box

May 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

In this Grade 3 classroom at ISB, children have access to books in their mother tongue.

MT reading

Thanks Caryn Macky

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Supporting mother tongue in the ES classroom

March 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments

It’s good to see teachers doing the quiet, small things that send powerful messages to kids. In this example from Grade 3, the teacher sponsors a child in a read-a-thon to read in both her languages. The learning here is multidimensional.

Mainstream teacher supporting multilingual practices

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Here are the languages the world is trying to learn

March 21st, 2017 · No Comments

What languages are people learning?

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Mother tongues at school

February 14th, 2017 · No Comments

Don’t just speak English, teachers told

Thanks to Avery Udagawa for this article.

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Mother tongue in the classroom

January 31st, 2017 · 1 Comment

Contrasting languages in Ms Macky’s Grade 3

LanguagesInOurClass

Lots of opportunities for children to talk about how languages work to make meaning.

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Mother Tongue ideas for the classroom

September 21st, 2016 · No Comments

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How do we enable multilingualism at ISB?

September 6th, 2016 · No Comments

ISB and the multilingual imagination

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‘Let if Go’ in 25 languages

August 16th, 2016 · No Comments

Multilingual ‘Let it Go’

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