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Survey Season

August 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

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This month, I am surveying ISB families about their interest in Native Language classes. If you receive a survey like this by email, please complete one per family. This will help me plan and advertise classes. 


Avery Udagawa

ISB Native Language Coordinator

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An ISB High School student’s talk on Mother Tongue

December 14th, 2016 · No Comments

TED talk – ISB

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Mother Tongue Support

December 7th, 2016 · No Comments

Supporting mother tongue in the home

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National Anthem in 12 languages

December 6th, 2016 · No Comments

‘Oh Canada’ in 12 languages.

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Little girl speaking 8 languages

October 18th, 2016 · No Comments

I’m guessing it’s Russia’s Got Talent – this little girl certainly does!

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Mother Tongue use at ISB

September 21st, 2016 · No Comments


PEACE DAY – 2016

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China’s number one bilingual

April 18th, 2016 · No Comments

Rock star Chinese interpreter

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Brief glimpse of a game in Danish class

March 7th, 2016 · No Comments

Danish game

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Children learning American sign language

March 1st, 2016 · No Comments

Becoming bilingual with sign language in a US elementary school

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母国語プログラム 日本語クラスの活動 (MT Program Japanese class activities)

February 9th, 2016 · No Comments

小学低・中学年 (G2-4):

As a part of CAO Mother tongue program, currently around 15 kids whose mother tongue is Japanese are learning Japanese after school.
Here is the overview of the activities:
Mid-Lower ES (G2-4)
Tue: Kanji study (+reading)
Thu: Japanese literacy (writing, reading, group project, presentation, etc.)
Kindergarten: (commonly understood as kids aged 3-5 in JPN system)
Thu. only: Activities using Japanese such as reading stories, practice writing Japanese characters, game using JPN characters, “show-and-tell” based on their homework picture journal, etc.


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