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As a Hispanic myself, I am to happy to say, I contribute to the wonderful life of the US. Our growth is clearly also a sign that we don’t want to go home and that we will continue to grow. We want the American Dream like everyone else and we make it happen every day! To see how Latinos are represented in the US click on this link
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Very interesting article from a newspaper.
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A modest amount of Spanish
Sent the to Raleigh (N.C.) News & Observer, March 23, 2007
When teachers use a modest amount of Spanish (less than 20 percent) with Spanish speaking preschoolers,
children are better adjusted and learn just as much English (ï¿½Native speech key for preschoolers, study finds,ï¿½ March 22).
for more information visit the UNC Center for Child Development
Nonie K. Lesaux, Assistant Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education reports that ESL kindergarteners may read better than native English speakers. Her research results came from a 5-year longitudinal study that examined the development of reading from kindergarten through grade four of language minority learners who entered mainstream classrooms with little or no proficiency in English, and the effectiveness of an early literacy-intervention model. Specific information nthe literacy program is provided. The article is coming out in the latest volume of the Developmental Psychology. To read more visit the following webpage http://hugse9.harvard.edu/gsedata/resource_pkg.profile?vperson_id=55035