Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: April 22-28, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: April 22-28, 2018   Yom HaAtzmaut Israel’s Independence Day Celebrate Israel’s 70th Independence Day with Shalom Austin on April 22. Enjoy a live performance by Rick Recht, as well as food, games, and activities. Registration information and more can be found on the community calendar page.           […]

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: April 15-21, 2018

Multicultural Activities Weekly Highlights: April 15-21, 2018 #ThinkBilingual Public Voice Campaign at Hope Farmers Market Show public support for multiculturalism, the maintaining of native languages and adding a new language.  Fun language based activities for kids, story time and a chance to win a free #ThinkBilingual t-shirt.  Sunday, April 15 at Hope Farmers Market.  For […]

#ThinkBilingual Public Voice Campaign

#ThinkBilingual Public Voice Campaign This month we are launching our #ThinkBilingual Public Voice Campaign to raise awareness of the value of linguistic diversity and multicultural exchange.  Public funding for language learning programs, bilingual education and dual language programs is constantly under threat with budget cuts and policies that devalue the learning of languages other than […]

Proposed Law Further Undermines Language Learning

Proposed Law Further Undermines Second Language Learning In promoting language learning and multicultural understanding, an issue we are often faced with is the lack of support by key decision makers to prioritize educational programs for the learning of a language other than English (LOTE).  This reluctance to support LOTE education is at odds with the […]

All About Our Think Bilingual Ambassador Program

Think Bilingual Ambassador Program What’s the buzz about Think Bilingual Austin’s new Ambassador Program? You might have heard recently about the new Think Bilingual Ambassador Program, and have some questions, so we’re here to tell you all about it! Our mission/vision for the Ambassador Program at Think Bilingual Austin is to create a network of support […]

Black History Month Highlights: February 2018

Black History Month Highlights: February 2018 Community Sing-a-Long The George Washington Carver is hosting a community sing-a-long event on Thursday, February 1. More details can be found here. Black Composers Concert On Sunday, February 11, the George Washington Carver museum is hosting a black composers concert, featuring the works of black female composers. More details […]

Think Bilingual Podcasts

Introduction to Think Bilingual Austin Podcast Series   Building Community through Language and Multicultural Exchange Think Bilingual Austin is excited to tell you that we have begun our podcast series.  Here is Think Bilingual Austin’s first podcast that introduces our listeners to who Think Bilingual Austin is and our mission.

Building Unity through Linguistic & Cultural Diversity & Understanding

  Building Unity Through Linguistic & Cultural Diversity & Understanding On November 12, we hosted our ATX Think Bilingual Fair with over 45 organizations representing local bilingual and/or multicultural educational programs.  Families and individuals came out to support bilingualism and multiculturalism in an event that included fun and engaging language learning workshops for kids, cultural […]

Translation technology is useful, but should not replace learning languages

Translation technology is useful, but should not replace learning languages The benefits of language-learning go far beyond being able to translate. 9to5google.com Michael Haugh, The University of Queensland For many years now, there have been calls for Australians to learn languages, particularly Asian languages, as the world economy pivots to the Asia-Pacific. But the number […]

Rank and Review Your Favorite Bilingual Educational Program

Rate and Review Your Favorite Bilingual Educational Programs on our Online Directory! To better serve our community and promote participation in bilingual educational programs, please help us by rating and writing reviews for the programs you and your family has experience with on our online program directory. The direct link is: http://austin.thinkbilingual.org/directory/ Can’t find your bilingual […]