Are libraries equipped to serve the growing number of immigrants who are English Language Learners? Immigration and education intersect in my report on libraries and English Language Learners (ELL) at School Library Journal
Learn more about this multicultural performance of Peter and the Wolf at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto
This week’s installment of Taiwan Tuesday focuses on language in Taiwan. Whether it’s in Mandarin, Taiwanese or English, communication reflects the beautiful island’s complicated roots.
Now a popular children’s show can help kids learn Mandarin. Chinese Sesame Street episodes are now available online.
A fun new way to learn Chinese phonetically, using bo po mo of and PinYin systems. Enter to win a free set from GoBooBoo and get a 30% of for Chinese New Year!
While some people are constantly surprised by Asians who speak English, Sian Wu wonders whether that is leading Asian Americans to forgo their heritage languages — and lose part of their culture.
Board book or tablet? Check out this review and decide for yourself and enter for a chance to win
Guest post by Vickie Tsui. Vickie is no Amy Chua, but she’s a fierce advocate for raising kids who are truly bilingual in Mandarin Chinese.