From Cultural Identity Model to Language Identity Model

Audio From Cultural Identity Model to Language Identity Model UIL I recently translated the Third Culture Model into a Third Language Model for multilinguals, and I want to share my translation of the Cultural Identity Model from D. Pollock and R. Van Reken, into my Language Identity Model©: (my design is inspired by the Cultural Identity […]

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A reading pen for multilingual families

When Joie shared with me her project of creating a tool for multilingual families that would make reading to their children easier, I was hooked. For parents to record their own voices while reading their children’s books in all their languages was something I wished existed when my children were toddlers! Especially the possibility for […]

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How to deal with different coping styles

When Carolyn Parse Rizzo from Interval Coaching talked about coping styles on the FIGT (Families in Global Transition) facebook group, I thought about what coping styles my family and I have. We may all experience that family members, friends, colleagues etc. are dealing with the current COVID19 situation, or any kind of difficult and unforeseeable […]

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How to cope with this new situation

There are many posts and articles reporting what we should do and what we should avoid during the time that many of us are facing right now. Many families here in Europe are going to stay indoors, at home, in the next weeks. If we are home with children, trying to get some work done, […]

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