Webinar/Q&A,¿Cómo ayudo a mi hijo bilingüe mientras estamos en casa? Rompiendo los mitos del bilingüismo.

Webinar/Q&A ¿Cómo ayudo a mi hijo bilingüe mientras estamos en casa? Rompiendo los mitos del bilingüismo. The director of the ChiLDS Lab research center, Dr. Maria Arredondo, is an expert on how young bilingual children develop their languages. Dr. Arredondo will be speaking on how parents can help their children and she will be able […]

Even very young children can become prejudiced but schools can do something about it

Even very young children can become prejudiced but schools can do something about it Melanie Killen, University of Maryland Racism has negative consequences for children’s health. It harms the kids who experience it personally and those who witness it, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, an organization that represents 67,000 doctors who treat children. […]

How Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Impact Bilingualism and Multiculturalism?

How Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Impact Bilingualism and Multiculturalism? People around the world in rural and urban areas are becoming more aware of two things: 1) how interconnected our world really is, and 2) how to become more socially isolated. With the rise in COVID-19 cases and its relatively high mortality rate, fear of contagion […]

Weekly Family Fun Activity List for Language Learning at Home

Weekly Family Fun Activity List for Language Learning at Home Mi lista semanal de actividades familiares divertidos para aumentar vocabulario de mi language en casa Think Bilingual Austin has modified our weekly checklist to help families maintain language learning in their home during this time of social distancing. We hope you find this checklist useful […]

4 top Questions Parents have about Dual Language Programs

Top 4 Questions Parents have about Dual Language Programs 1. Will my children get confused and begin mixing up languages? Yes, but only temporarily.  Mixing languages is a normal and healthy part of the neurological process in language development.  As language learning continues and progresses, children will automatically separate the languages more easily.  2. Will […]

I Love Idiomas So Much! Festival

I Love Idiomas So Much! Festival Enjoy innovative live multicultural performances and discover the many language learning and cultural heritage programs our community offers. February 16, 2020, 1 pm – 4pm at the AISD Performing Arts Center. Schedule of Performances in the Black Box Theater: See below for descriptions 1:00 pm: Kayumanggi Pinoy Rock Band1:30 pm: Eliud […]

The amazing baby brain says ‘pas de problème’ with bilingualism

The amazing baby brain says ‘pas de problème’ with bilingualism Adriel John Orena, University of British Columbia and Linda Polka, McGill University People often say that babies are like little sponges — with their ability to soak up language quickly and easily. Yet much of the early research on language acquisition has focused on young […]

Celebren el XIX semana binacional de salud con juegos de familia en español / Celebrate the XIX Binational Health Week with Games in Spanish

English Version Below El 28 de septiembre entre 9 am a 1:30 pm , el Consulado General de México en Austin va a presentar el event, Ponle ritmo a tu salud, para celebrar el XIX Semana binacional de salud. Think Bilingual Austin estará con muchas otras organizaciones muy buenas y proveedores de salud. Hagan un […]

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 […]