Plus a conversation to disrupt racial realities in early childhood
Plus a conversation to disrupt racial realities in early childhood

Every Child a Reader — October 2021

Vocabulary flash cards to learn English words in other languages, link to 7 tips for welcoming dual language learners
Use these tips to help you create a friendly and caring atmosphere in your classroom where all children from all cultures feel welcome, seen and heard.
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Children playing in classroom, link to toddlers learning two languages
Share this clear and concise message with your families who want their toddlers to be bilingual. Developmental milestones for bilingual children are the same as for children who learn only one language. But learning two languages depends on how much practice the child gets. So, start early and make it fun!
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Man holding baby, link to how single language households can help babies learn a second language
How can babies from monolingual households learn a second language? Researchers at the University of Washington set out to answer this question and found that playful, social interactions were key.
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It's storytime!
In multiple languages

Disrupt Racial Realities
In early childhood programs

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Lucy J. Iraola, MLIS
Every Child A Reader
Bilingual Program Coordinator
503-988-4482
lucyi@multcolib.org

Mary Conde-Rivera
Every Child A Reader
Bilingual Program Coordinator
503-988-5206
maryc@multcolib.org