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Literacy starts with talking: The Art of Conversation Part II
The Foundations of Literacy Alyssa McCabe is a Psychology Professor at the University of Massachusetts, and she has a 40-year backgroun...
**New** Literacy Classes!
Introducing a new literacy-focused workshop for English-speaking children. For kids who are developing an interest in reading and writin...
Learning English: the Swiss curriculum and what's changing
The Swiss curriculum is changing. With the introduction of Lehrplan 21 in Kanton Zurich in the 2018-19 school year, children will be expose...
The Art of Conversation
Having a chat with a child can be an adventure unto itself: it's a chance to explore their mind and their imagination. You get to turn over ...
Raising children in a multilingual family
Working with children who live in bi- or multilingual homes has been something new for me, and different families have different needs, ...
Books to promote conversation with your child
What are some of the best ways to encourage your child to use English in everyday situations? You can ask them questions about their day,...
My kid talks funny
Mine do too! When I started teaching English to bilingual English-German speaking children, it was because I had noticed some interesting...
How to select a chapter book to read aloud
Learning to love reading Photo from Read Across America Some of my most memorable experiences as a child in school were our regular st...