This poster describes the many benefits of a bilingual education. There are many cognitive, cultural, economic, and academic benefits when one is a bilingual. Bilingualism allows one to have a greater cognitive flexibility, it preserves important relationships and identity of ones culture, provides economic opportunity, and more academic success.
Teaching Kids Spanish: Reminders for the Hard Days
Teaching kids Spanish is rewarding, but it is a lot of work! Eleven reminders and motivational thoughts for the days when you are feeling overwhelmed. #raising #bilingual #kids http://www.spanishplayground.net/teaching-kids-spanish-hard-days/
This post has tons of ideas (and free downloads) for teaching phonics in Spanish! It covers letter sounds, open syllables (sílabas abiertas), closed syllables (sílabas cerradas), and syllables with blends (sílabas trabadas).