Power of 2

Did you know?

The United Nations uses six official languages to conduct business: English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian and Arabic.

Notable quote

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way. ~ Abraham Lincoln

A laugh a day

Events

Melbourne Libraries

Celebrating the integral role that the library plays in our city, this interactive exhibition embodies the values of the 'sharing economy' that the library champions by inviting you to contribute to imagining our future library – through building stories, sharing ideas and harnessing the creativity of people.

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Education Matters

6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education

Brains, brains, brains. One thing we've learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research. And yet it can be hard to point to places where our education system is really making use of the latest neuroscience findings.

 

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Language Matters

Multilingual learners doing better in US schools than previously thought

Between 2003 to 2015, multilingual students showed two to three times more progress in reading and math than students who speak English only. With this progress, the achievement gaps between multilingual students and their peers have narrowed substantially.

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Project Extend

Project Extend is a new BEFA initiative aimed at giving interested students a genuine opportunity to learn a second language.

Project Extend 2017 - Term 4

Project Extend 2017 - Term 3



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