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October 25, 2021
by ISB Native Language Programs

A Translanguaging Field Trip

Today, ISB faculty took a “translanguaging field trip” to schools around the world with Tonya Gilchrist of Erin Kent Consulting, as part of a Professional Development Day. Did you know that translanguaging means leveraging all of students’ languages for learning? … Continue reading

December 6, 2019
by ISB Native Language Programs

Translanguaging in the Classroom

The word translanguaging comes from the Welsh trawsiethu and refers to using more than one language for teaching and learning. ISB’s multilingual student body stands to benefit from translanguaging, so educators have been exploring it at several recent professional days. How … Continue reading

November 14, 2019
by ISB Native Language Programs

A Buffet of Bilingual Glossaries

When parents, faculty and administrators gathered for today’s Raising Multilinguals: How? workshop, they enjoyed a buffet of samosas, sushi, mangoes with sticky rice—and bilingual glossaries. The glossaries, organized by school subject and division (elementary, middle, high) are downloadable from the Metropolitan … Continue reading