Writing Learning Stories in Bilingual Settings

Many communities are bilingual, and Learning Stories offer unique opportunities to engage families with different home languages. Learn approaches to connect with children and their families, even though you may not speak the home langage.

Certificate available at completion.

This is a recorded session.

Course Highlights

  • Learn

    Grow your understanding of how Learning Stories can enrich the experience of bilingual children, and how you can write them in ways that deepen the strengths of dual-language speakers.

  • Grow Pride

    See ways in which you can guide bilingual children to gain pride in themselves and their culture.

  • Tips and Ideas

    Recognise learning that is sometimes expressed in a language you may not speak.

Your Instructor

Senior Instructor Dr. Isauro Escamilla

Dr. Isauro M. Escamilla, born and raised in Veracruz, Mexico, is an experienced Spanish/English dual language public school teacher in San Francisco. He is co-author of Learning Stories and Teacher Inquiry Groups: Reimagining Teaching and Assessment in Early Childhood Education (NAEYC, 2021) and a Lecturer at San Francisco State University. He is also a SALSA board member.