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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

April 8, 2016
by ISB Native Language Programs

Recent research: paper being presented this month in Perth WA

Dr Androula Yiakoumetti, Oxford Brookes University Dr Androula Yiakoumetti is an applied linguist whose research focuses on regional and social variation within linguistic systems and, more specifically, on the implications of such variation for education. She is interested in sociolinguistic … Continue reading