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December 3, 2020
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Four Resources for Parents of Multilinguals

Here are four resources shared at the recent Raising Multilinguals: How? parent workshop, which may help parents of multilingual children. (Click to enlarge!) The Native Language @ ISB blog lists several websites useful for parents of multilinguals. See the Bookmarks (at … Continue reading

May 2, 2020
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Panthers Pounce Reading Challenge: Read in Any Language!

Panthers Pounce is a school-wide May reading challenge where everyone—students, staff, and families—can join the fun in ANY language! To participate, read in any/all of your languages during May and log your reading time here. (Choose the Students or Adults box … Continue reading

April 30, 2020
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Audiobooks in Eight ISB Languages

Need some screen-free fun (and listening practice)? Children’s audiobooks in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Japanese are available free at Audible Stories: Discover during COVID-19. Options range from novels to storybooks like Der kleine Siebenschläfer (The Little Dormouse) by … Continue reading

March 27, 2020
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Tips on Multilingual Learning at Home

ISB Multilingual Learning at Home, a blog post to accompany the above video. March 27, 2020, is the second International Day of Multilingualism. On this date—chosen because March 27, 196 BC, is the date on the famously multilingual Rosetta Stone—we … Continue reading

November 14, 2019
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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