Benefits of Being Bilingual / Ventajas de ser bilingüe

  Benefits of Being Bilingual / Ventajas de ser bilingüe Contributor: Austin Independent School District.  Learn more about Dual Language Programs and Benefits of Bilingualism this weekend at the AISD Back to School Bash. La copia en español sigue abajo: Aprenden más de los programas de lenguajes duales y los beneficios del bilingüismo este fin […]

How can we support kids in learning more than one language?

Those who know more than one language have a competitive edge. The LEAF Project, CC BY-SA Ester J de Jong, University of Florida There is little doubt that knowing more than one language carries tremendous advantages. Young bilinguals are known to be flexible thinkers and better problem solvers. They have a competitive edge in the […]

¿De dónde eres?

English Translation Below: Por Erica Mirochnik, Creadora de Mamás por el mundo Mamasporelmundo.com Facebook.com/Mamasporelmundo   Una de las preguntas más frecuentes que les hacen a mis hijos, y a muchos otros niños también es “¿de dónde eres?” Para la mayoría de los niños esto es algo sencillo de responder. Para los míos es algo más complejo. La […]

A Bilingual Lifestyle has made us a better Family

Note: This is guest post by Aileen Passariello-McAleer, co-founder of MamaLingua. This post was first featured on MomRising Blog for #bilingualrisers campaign. I was raised in a Spanish-speaking household. Although I heard Spanish throughout my childhood, I rarely responded in Spanish. I didn’t know how important my language was to me until I got pregnant and […]

Bilingual babies are better at detecting musical sounds, research shows

Exposing babies to multiple languages can help them detect differences in musical sounds from an early age. Written by: Liquan Liu, Western Sydney University Exposure to multiple languages may sharpen infants’ music sensitivity in the first year after birth, new research has found. Compared to infants learning one language (monolinguals), those who grow up with more […]

3 Advantages of Hiring a Bilingual Candidate

This post was submitted by contributor: Vanessa Fardi / NEUVOO, Team Leader US/CA/LATAM, Email: vanessa@neuvoo.com. Having bilingual employees in the workforce can only bring benefits to the company. Studies have shown that bilingual people are good at multitasking and have excellent communication skills. Any company looking to expand or to have global reach should have at […]

Bilinguals: The Talented Workforce for the 21st Century

Human Capital Investment: Employees who speak more than one language are becoming increasingly important in our workforce.  A recent report by New American Economy shows that the demand for bilingual jobs posted on online search engines have more than doubled over the past 5 years.  The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that Translators and Interpreters will […]