How Parents Organize to Bring Second Language Learning into Their Public Schools

Languages other than English (LOTE) instruction has continued to decline for students in public elementary and middle school over the past decades (click here for more details of this trend).  With tighter budgets directly tied to performance on standardized achievement tests, many administrators view LOTE programs as  unnecessary for academic success, especially for districts in which […]

What does Bilingualism have to do with STEAM?

Next month, November 12 from 12 pm – 4pm, Think Bilingual Austin, in partnership with AISD, will be hosting Austin’s first Bilingual “STEAM” event. “STEAM” as a common acronym that refers to disciplines related to science, technology, engineering, the arts and math.  However, the word “STEAM” also refers to power and energy (like in steam engine). […]