Do you know why it’s important to teach children heritage languages? Do you want to know how this can empower them to succeed? In this episode, Vero Benavides, a Latina mom of 2 and Harvard-educated doctora of education, shares her journey of supporting families and educators in preserving heritage language and culture through The Language Preservation Project.
Join us as we discover her role at The Language Preservation Project and how she leverages her knowledge about early childhood development and curriculum design to help communities of color. Plus, I share some very important bilingual educators' stats you don’t want to miss. Yo, a Latina mom, bilingual parenting educator, and now author, Janny Perez te invito as we take a closer look. ¡Así que no te lo pierdas!
In this episode you’ll learn:
- Discover the role that heritage language plays in self-identity.
- Learn about challenges you may face when passing down heritage languages.
- Learn statistics of bilingual educators in the US.How much do they earn?How many are Latin/o/x/e.
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