Helping Families through American Gateways and Partners in Parenting

Helping Families through American Gateways and Partners in Parenting Think Bilingual Austin is working with American Gateways, a non-profit that provides low or no-cost legal services to immigrants here in Central Texas.  We have identified immigrant families here in Austin that would be most grateful for your help! We are accepting donations for American Gateways’ clients, together  with Partners in Parenting, a […]

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: January 13-19, 2019

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: January 13-19, 2019   Hatsugama – the First Tea of the New Year For JASGA’s first cultural and educational program of 2019, join us for Hatsugama (first tea of the new year) celebration at Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum Family Day on Sunday, January 13. In Japan, Hatsugama is the only time when the […]

Create Your Bilingual Passport to Promote Bilingualism for your Child

Create Your Personalized Bilingual Passport to Help Your Child Become Bilingual Think Bilingual Austin has put this useful Bilingual Passport program together to help parents plan for their journey to help raise bilingual children. The Think Bilingual Passport is a useful tool to help parents: Evaluate reasons for pursuing bilingualism, Set goals and intentions and […]

2018 Think Bilingual Austin’s Website in Review

2018 Think Bilingual Austin’s Website in Review As we close out 2018, we want to thank our community followers and supporters for supporting bilingualism and multicultural understanding and for using our website as a valued community based resource.  Think Bilingual Austin, a 501 c 3 non-profit, relies on input and information through our continued community […]

Podcast Interview with Dr. Erin Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at UT

The Think Bilingual Chat Room Podcast interview with Dr. Erin Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Erin Rodriguez shares her research based insights on how Dual Language educational programs help English language learners from immigrant families.  She explains the benefits of well implemented Dual Language programs on children’s well […]

Five Signs Your Bilingual Child may Need to see a Speech Pathologist

Five Signs Your Bilingual Child may Need to see a Speech Pathologist Post contributor/author: Julie Perron, Bilingual Speech Pathologist with Speech Pathology Master’s Program     Although bilingualism DOES NOT cause speech and language disorders, it can sometimes be hard for parents to know which aspects of bilingual language development are normal and which are […]

Multicultural Activity for December_Celebrations of Light

Celebrations of Light_Multicultural Activities for December Celebrations of Hope, of Light overcoming Darkness, of Good overcoming Evil, and of Family and Giving to Others Celebrate the joy and beauty of the season with a broader understanding of the importance of light in our own festivities and of that in celebrations around the world.   Click on […]

Multilingual & Multicultural Activity of the Month _The Harvest/La Cosecha

Multilingual & Multicultural Activity of the Month The Harvest/La Cosecha   This month we take time to remember what we are most thankful for. Social gatherings have always centered around food, no matter what country or society you are from.  For agricultural based communities worldwide, harvest time, when food is most abundant, has always been […]

Think Bilingual Austin Upcoming Events — Fun for Young & Old!

Think Bilingual Austin Events — Fun for Young & Old! Invite and share the event details with others! Foreign Film Festival for the Adults interested in World Languages, Cultures, or learning more about Dual Language/ Language Immersion Programs in primary & secondary education.   Meet new friends and bring old ones and enjoy a movie in either Spanish, French or […]