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Why urging our children to embrace different cultures and learn different languages matters

Why urging our children to embrace different cultures and learn different languages matters

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4. Why urging our children to embrace different cultures and learn different languages matters by Dr. Ute Limacher-Riebold Click here for the index and access all the chapters. Like many others who were born in one country, brought up in another (or more), and then moved to other places, I used to struggle when people […]

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The 5 most common challenges a parent faces while raising a multicultural kid and how to address them

The 5 most common challenges a parent faces while raising a multicultural kid and how to address them

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5. The 5 most common challenges a parent faces while raising a multicultural kid and how to address them by Vivian Chiona, Dr. Brigitte Vittrup, Elisavet Arkolaki Click here for the index and access all the chapters. A dialogue between a third culture child (TCK) and his classmate. When the latter asked, “Where do you […]

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5 mistakes parents make when trying to raise bilingual children

5 mistakes parents make when trying to raise bilingual children

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6. 5 mistakes parents make when trying to raise bilingual children by Rita Rosenback Click here for the index and access all the chapters. When I was born, way back then in a little village in Finland, my circumstances made me predestined to grow up bilingual. Why do I say this? My parents, unbeknown to […]

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Confident moms raise confident kids – On finding your tribe abroad

Confident moms raise confident kids – On finding your tribe abroad

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9. Confident moms raise confident kids – On finding your tribe abroad by Lisa Ferland Click here for the index and access all the chapters. “Please let him get the job, please let him get the job, please let him get the job,” I kneeled on the floor of my bedroom in Atlanta, Georgia, and […]

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Media influences on children

Media influences on children

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10. Media influences on children by Dr. Brigitte Vittrup Click here for the index and access all the chapters. Children these days spend a lot of time with various forms of screen media, including television, computers, websites, video games, and cell phones. Research shows that children in industrialized nations spend upwards of 6-8 hours per […]

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Raising multilingual children with additional needs abroad

Raising multilingual children with additional needs abroad

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8. Raising multilingual children with additional needs abroad by Dr. Ute Limacher-Riebold Click here for the index and access all the chapters. One of the longest-lasting myths concerning multilingualism is that children with additional needs should not become multilingual, or if they already are using a minority language at home, they should stop using it. […]

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Language delays in multilingual children: what are they and what to do about them

Language delays in multilingual children: what are they and what to do about them

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Chapter 7. Language delays in multilingual children: what are they and what to do about them by Dr. Mary-Pat O’Malley-Keighran Click here for the index and access all the chapters. The first important thing to know is that speaking two or more languages does not cause any speech and language delays or disorders. If your […]

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The stories you should tell your multicultural kid every day

The stories you should tell your multicultural kid every day

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14. The stories you should tell your multicultural kid every day by Elisavet Arkolaki Click here for the index and access all the chapters. “The most important thing that parents can do is talk and read to their children. During the toddler and preschool years, it is critical to provide children with different language and […]

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Crossing the Deep Cultural Divide

Crossing the Deep Cultural Divide

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Chapter 13. Crossing the Deep Cultural Divide by Tamara Yousry Click here for the index and access all the chapters. “…whereas most Americans are repulsed by an Indonesian who blows his nose onto the street, the Indonesian is repulsed by the American who blows his nose in a handkerchief and then carries it around for […]

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Promoting Tolerance, practical tips – What we should do to enhance religious tolerance at home (parents) and at school (teachers)

Promoting Tolerance, practical tips – What we should do to enhance religious tolerance at home (parents) and at school (teachers)

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12. Promoting Tolerance, practical tips – What we should do to enhance religious tolerance at home (parents) and at school (teachers) by Brian Vassallo Click here for the index and access all the chapters. “The highest result of education is tolerance.” – Helen Keller Religious tolerance: Why is it necessary? It is actually quite hard […]

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