Information on bilingualism
Bilingualism Matters is a fantastic organization, which now has branches in several countries. Select the relevant branch of BM to access information in your own language.
Bilingual Mind is a blog in Polish on child bilingualism and on the transmission of the Polish language and culture abroad. Articles will be of interest to parents and teachers of bilingual children of Polish descent and to anyone interested in the role of language(s) in our thinking and our understanding the world.
The Multilingual Times is a blog whose core aim is to make recent research on multilingualism accessible to the general public and to those who have a personal or professional interest in the topic. Moderated by Gessica De Angelis and Harry Browne.
Language Jewels is a three part series which follows the experience of Scoil Bhríde Cailíní, a primary school based in Blanchardstown that has passed in a short period of time from being a “typical” English speaking primary school, to host more than 40 languages in its classrooms.
Cultivating plurilingual environments: opportunities in pre-school, primary school and beyond, pp. 60- 62
Mother Tongues Hub is a monthly podcast on bilingualism and multilingualism. Podcasts last about 30 minutes, and include Interview with a guest; Multilingual Families’ Corner, which addresses questions on raising bilingual children; Story of our languages, which introduces the audience to interesting facts about the many languages spoken on the island of Ireland.
Supporting children to become bilingual
Early childhood practitioners work with children from diverse family, cultural and linguistic backgrounds. For some children, attending an early childhood setting is the first time they are exposed to the English language.
RESOURCES ON SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION DIFFICULTIES, ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION IN BILINGUAL POPULATIONS
Current Issues in Language Evaluation, Assessment and Testing: Research and Practice.
Solutions for the assessment of bilinguals.
Afasic – Voice for life.