About this presentation:
Raising Multilingual Children: From home to school and back
Overarching questions to be addressed at the panel discussion:
- Importance of multilingual education
- Better collaboration between home and school
- Optimal environment for children to learn new languages
- Importance of heritage/minority language
- At home and at school
- Need open-mindedness, acceptance
- Reduce bullying, prejudice
About the panelists:
Rita Rosenback is a Family Language Coach and the author of "Bringing Up a Bilingual Child" She is the founder and driving force behind the website www.multilingualparenting.com and regularly holds Facebook live Q&A session on the topic of raising children to speak more than one language.
Marianna du Bosq
Marianna Du Bosq is a bilingual mother, former educator and lifetime language learner. She is the host of the Bilingual Avenue podcast meant to guide parents on what to do, how to do it & what to expect when raising bilingual children.
Tetsu Yung has given talks on raising multilingual children at top global polyglot/language events, including the Polyglot Conference, the LangFest Montreal, LinguaHackers, etc. He is the author of the eBook "Pampers to Polyglots: 7 ideas for raising multilinguals like me" and he also organizes LangFest Montreal.