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February 21, 2023
by ISB Native Language Programs

Happy International Mother Language Day!

February 21 is International Mother Language Day, a “day to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism,” according to the UN. ISB marked the occasion with an all-division parent workshop, Raising Multilinguals, as well as with a book display in the … Continue reading

August 13, 2021
by ISB Native Language Programs

First-Ever Summer Native Language Camp: Two Students Publish Essays in Asahi Shimbun

In summer 2021, ISB’s first-ever summer native language camp was offered virtually: 意見文・小論文のクラス (Japanese Essay Writing Camp) for students in grades 8-9, taught by Kahoru Nakamachi. This intensive, two-week camp provided students with “opportunities to read, analyze, and discuss in order … Continue reading