Bilingualism as a Life Experience

By Bari Walsh
July 20, 2018

This article shares a general overview of the cognitive effects of speaking two languages and what that entails in the school settings. In addition, it covers the latest benefits and updates to research on bilingualism from researcher Gigi Luk and her lab the Brain.Experience.Education Lab (B.E.E. Lab).

Some of the benefits of bilingual students that are explained in this blog are:

  • Bilingualism and executive function
  • Bilingualism and the aging brain
  • Who is considered bilingual?
  • Language diversity in schools

Source Organization: Usable Knowledge HGSE

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