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Title: Challenging Common Myths about Dual Language Learners: What the Current Research Tells Us
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/blogs/dll/myths/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Cuestionemos algunos mitos comunes acerca de los niños que aprenden dos idiomas. Lo que nos indica la investigación actual
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/blogs/dll/myths-sp/
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Dual Language Learners
Language Development
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER HOME LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
Goals: 28. Use the home language to communicate within and beyond the classroom.
29. Use the home language to make connections and reinforce knowledge and skills across academic and social areas.
Learning Standards: 28.A. Use the home language at age-appropriate levels for a variety of social and academic purposes.
29.A. Use the home language to attain benchmarks across all the learning areas and to build upon and develop transferable language and literacy skills.
Benchmarks: 28.A.ECb. Use home language in family, community, and early childhood settings.
29.A.ECc. Exhibit foundational literacy skills in home language to foster transfer to English.