San Francisco Is Ready for Its Bilingual Revolution!

Over the weekend, I was thrilled to present my book The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages, in no less than three venues in San Francisco. I met a number of bilingual revolutionaries and we discussed dual-language program development with great passion!

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Book Tour New York, Washington, Boston

Join me at one of the following events that will happen in New York City, Boston, and Washington! I will present my new book The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages, discuss dual-language program development with great moderators and, sign copies at each event! See you there! Continue reading

The Bilingual Revolution: Adopt a Translation Campaign!

Today is International Translation Day which is celebrated every year on September 30 to show solidarity of the worldwide translation community in an effort to promote the translation profession in different countries. This is an opportunity to display pride in a profession that is becoming increasingly essential in the era of progressing globalization.

To mark this day, I have decided to give my new book for free both in its original English and its French ebook editions for everyone who will contribute to The Bilingual Revolution’s  Adopt a Translation campaign.  The campaign’s goal is to translate The Bilingual Revolution in 8 languages: Arabic, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, and Spanish. Continue reading

Book Release | The Bilingual Revolution: New Insider Guide to Develop Dual Language Education in U.S. Public Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New Insider Guide Helps Parents and Educators Create
Dual Language Education Programs in the American School System
The Bilingual Revolution, the story of a grassroots movement that emerged in New York

New York, NY – August 30, 2017 – The book The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages tells the story of a grassroots movement that emerged out of the dedicated involvement of motivated parents, educators, and community actors willing to create and support dual language programs in New York City public schools.
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Petits Poussins are Growing in Harlem

I met with entrepreneur Vanessa Handal-Ghenania who founded Petits Poussins too, a bilingual preschool in French and English in Harlem. Vanessa opened her first school in Harlem six years ago and is now working towards opening her fourth school, with Spanish this time. Her schools accept children six weeks old to four years old and expose them to languages all day long!

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Cypress Hills Community School: Pioneers on dual language education in New York City

Today I met wih Irene Leon and Maria Jaya who co-run Cypress Hills Community School in Brooklyn.

Created 20 years ago through a strong parent-led community effort the pioneer school is entirely dual language in Spanish and English from preK to 8th. Continue reading