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Pilsen Education Summit Summary

Pilsen Education Summit Summary

The Pilsen Education Summit is organized by PNCC, in collaboration with members of the Pilsen Education Task Force – of the Pilsen Planning Committee, comprised of schools, community based organizations, colleges & universities, as well as parents. continue reading »

The Importance of Managing Time

The Importance of Managing Time

For most of us there is just not enough time in the day. We are often busy from morning till night and still feel like we don’t get enough done. But here is a very odd phenomena, I have to admit t continue reading »

Hispanic Students Overcoming Barriers

Hispanic Students Overcoming Barriers

When a new student enters Becky Young’s class, she starts as if they were in kindergarten — no matter what their age. “We start with pictures,” the 20-year veteran of Springfield City Schools said Friday. Young is the only English as a Second Language teacher in Springfield City Schools, working with five ESL tutors and 140 students. continue reading »

NCLR to Host First-Ever Latino Focused Workforce Development Conference

NCLR to Host First-Ever Latino Focused Workforce Development Conference

NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, will hold its 2010 Workforce Development Conference—“¡Listo! Preparing Latino Workers for the New Economy” continue reading »

NASA and Univision Collaborate to Engage Hispanic Students

NASA and Univision Collaborate to Engage Hispanic Students

NASA and Univision Communications Inc. are teaming up to launch an on-air and online initiative to help engage Hispanic students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. continue reading »

Challenging Yourself and Setting Personal Goals

Challenging Yourself and Setting Personal Goals

For most of us getting through the day and the week, with all the responsibilities and routine ups and downs, is challenging enough. We get caught up in the activities of daily life and keeping up with the demands of our family and friends. But when we are focused only on the present we miss opportunities to plan for the future, and because of that we will remain in that same present space. continue reading »

iApps for Bilingual Children

iApps for Bilingual Children

SpaniglishBaby has just identified a collection of iApplications that will keep your bilingual child entertained by providing a range of things from stories to games to smiles. continue reading »

Database of All Versions of the Spanish Language Coming to Internet in 2011

The first sizeable database of spoken Spanish will be on the Internet in 2011, 15 years after the birth of a unique project of international cooperation in the field of linguistics, in which continue reading »

U.S. Army Champions Hispanic Higher Education

The U.S. Army today reinforced its ongoing support for Hispanic higher education through its sponsorship of the 2010 Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Annual Conference. At the conference – Sept. 18-20 in San Diego continue reading »

Three Keys to Convincing Your Kids They Must Learn Spanish

Three Keys to Convincing Your Kids They Must Learn Spanish

For many reasons that are largely out of my control, my two older children from my previous marriage Jonathan (10) and Elena (6) are currently not as bilingual as they should be. They understand a lot of Spanish but they barely speak it. Having been raised to be fully bilingual has been such a blessing for me that it drives me crazy to think they may not end up fully bilingual. continue reading »