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Why Bilinguals Are Smarter…

SPEAKING two languages rather than just one has obvious practical benefits in an increasingly globalized world. But in recent years,...

Respecting Our Elders: A Common Bond

Respecting Our Elders: A Common Bond

One of the initial motivations for this blog was the limited amount of information available highlighting any bridges between the...

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Which Obama is Fluent in Chinese?

Do you remember which Mandarin speaking Obama family member that we posted about previously? Just like us, President Obama and...

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$100,000 Strong Provides Funding to SFSU

SF State has been selected to receive funding through President Barack Obama’s “100,000 Strong Initiative,” enabling the University to offer...

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Join a Mandarin Reading Circle

Du Shu Le (Happy Reading) Circle A Mandarin Literacy Program for Bilingual Kids Advocates for Chinese Education (ACE) is pleased...

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Sign Your Child Up For The Mandarin Speech Contest

The 37th Mandarin Speech Contest (2012) Chinese Language Teachers Association of California 第37届中文(普通话/国语)演讲比赛(2012)   Registration Deadline: March 23, 2012 Speech Contest...

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Friday Play Class @ Seesaw

Do you want to expose your child to Chinese. Beginning this month Seesaw in San Francisco will offer Friday play classes...

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4 Indicators for Globally Competent Children

What Is Global Competence? In a recently published book, Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World,...

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National Chinese Language Conference

I am very excited to announce that PAASSC will be presenting at the 5th annual National Chinese Language Conference. This...

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What Is Dual Language Immersion?

When I began this journey it was because I wanted my children to learn Chinese. I am now aware of...

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Does Anyone Celebrate Kwanzaa???

Each year at my daughter’s school I am asked if I would like to help with the Kwanzaa display at...

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Amazingly Old School…

Jerome Charles White, Jr. does not speak Mandarin but I want to share his amazing story. In February of 2008, Mr....

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