This blog provides information and discussion for parents raising bilingual children or thinking abotu doing so. I aim to provide information and advice based on the latest research, and integrated into how mobile/expat families live. I also aim to provide practical advice and tips on how to best plan for bilingualism, and how to take bilingualism with you when you leave your community of practice.
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expat living in the Netherlands
- Gender: Female
- Interest: Bilingualism, local languages, minority languages
- About me: I am a Canadian educational consultant, living and working in the Netherlands. My focus is helping families successfully raise bilingual children, either through family languages or host country languages. I also work with schools who integrate large numbers of non-native speakers, doing teacher training, curriculum support and language policy planning. Finally, I work with mulit-national companies, educating parents about their language and school choices for their children. I also have three children who speak English, French and Dutch.
- Social networks:
- Wondering about translanguaging?
Posted on 16 May 2017 | 6:45 pm
- Raising Bilingual (or multilingual!) Children: 6 building blocks for success (May 18)
Posted on 8 May 2017 | 9:20 pm
- Spotlight on good practice: Multilingual Poetry
Posted on 12 April 2017 | 10:32 am
- What is research and who is it for?
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 3:49 pm
- The Perennial question – can children with SEN become bilingual?
Posted on 1 April 2017 | 7:23 am
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