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NEW Video Series! Supporting California’s Dual Language Learners

Our new Dual Language Learner (DLL) video series highlights the benefits of bilingual education in the early years and the ways that investing in teacher development and training can support the nearly 60% of California kids age five and under who are learning two (or more) languages at the same time, or are learning a second language while continuing to develop their home language.

WATCH & SHARE! Start with our video, “The Benefits of Dual Language Programs for Early Learners” which amplifies the voice of parents who are raising DLLs and highlights for all parents the benefits of enrolling their children in dual language programs in the earliest years.  

We encourage you to explore our entire series by visiting our new DLL playlist on YouTube.

Some Ways To Share!

Share our videos with your colleagues and others on your social channels who you know might benefit from learning more about support for dual language learners and bilingual education.

Facebook: 

Learning 2 languages can help children succeed in school! Hear from parents who have experienced the benefits of bilingual education in the new video from @EarlyEdgeCA “The Benefits of Dual Language Programs for Early Learners”: bit.ly/35S1UsW 

In CA, 60% of kids 5 & under are dual language learners (DLLs), yet CA teachers aren’t required to receive training in teaching DLLs! Hear from key ECE experts about the importance of preparing more teachers to support DLLs in @EarlyEdgeCA new video: “Investing in Our Teachers: The Need for DLL-Focused Professional Development”: bit.ly/2RjEw3h 

When we invest in our dual language programs we invest in our state’s future! New video from @EarlyEdgeCA “Investing in Dual Language Programs in the Early Years” points to the long-term benefits of bilingual education including making kids more competitive in the job market: bit.ly/3850Jbm 

 

Twitter: 

2 languages are better than 1! Parents share about the benefits of bilingual education in the early years in new @EarlyEdgeCA video! bit.ly/35S1UsW #DLLs #BilingualEd

There’s no Early Learning CA teaching requirement to support dual language learners who make up 60% of kids 5 & under in our state! Learn about the importance of preparing more teachers to support #DLLs in @EarlyEdgeCA new video: bit.ly/2RjEw3h #BilingualEd

When we invest in our dual language programs we invest in our state’s future! Learn about long-term benefits for CA kids in a new video from @earlyedgeca: bit.ly/3850Jbm #DLLs #BilingualEd #earlylearning

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