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Love Your Pet!

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Simian, avian, aquatic, feline, canine, bovine, equine, porcine, ranine, gallline, reptilian, elephantine? February 20th is Love Your Pet Day!


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OM #1 in Spanish, OM #2 in English…moving ahead!

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The Olivia and The Mush series keeps moving ahead! The OM #1 Spanish translation is in the hands of beta readers; one reader said “I liked the ending!”  The OM #2 English book is also being reviewed by  beta readers; still need a book cover, though!

And, OM #3 needs to be storyboarded…


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More about Olivia and The Mush!

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The Spanish translation of Olivia and The Mush has been sent to beta readers. One young reader particularly like the ending! The second book, Olivia and The Mush – A New Home, has also been sent to beta readers. Now we need a new book cover…


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A hot mess…what is it?

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“By contrast, English is an opaque language — a hot mess of weird rules, exceptions, and exceptions to the exceptions and, as a result, is typically much harder to learn.”

Ohhh, I love this quote from this article at Live Science! http://buff.ly/2j52sXA


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Tuscaloosa schools are bringing non-English languages back to the curriculum…

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Spanish is leading the way, but additional languages are coming up…


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An app that helps parents and teachers to communicate…

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Good first use for an app with many possible uses…

http://www.lohud.com/story/news/education/2016/12/05/text-translator-helps-bridge-parent-teacher-barrier/94564912/


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One speaker left…

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This hurts my heart…a language with one speaker left. But, she’s doing her best to at least have it archived…


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Not enough indigenous language interpreters…

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The last sentence in this article is very important to recognize as a cultural fact…


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“Many parents fear their language is an obstacle”

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A quote from a researcher from the University of Edinburgh: “Many parents fear their language is an obstacle, a problem, and if they abandon it their child will integrate better.”
SUCH a prevalent attitude, one that has affected millions of bilinguals and trilinguals…
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/11/29/497943749/6-potential-brain-benefits-of-bilingual-education


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