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¡Bienvenidos! This is Entre Dos Podcast, where moms Paula and Monika share their quest to raise bilingual kids and, along the way, talk to educators, experts, linguists and regular parents. "Entre Dos" means "between two," which summarizes the challenges a lot of families face as they work to ensure their culture is passed on to the next generation. It's not easy, but people all over are figuring it out. So can you! Join Monika and Paula as they explore the bridge between language, culture and identity.

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    • Language Learning
    • 5.0, 43 Ratings

¡Bienvenidos! This is Entre Dos Podcast, where moms Paula and Monika share their quest to raise bilingual kids and, along the way, talk to educators, experts, linguists and regular parents. "Entre Dos" means "between two," which summarizes the challenges a lot of families face as they work to ensure their culture is passed on to the next generation. It's not easy, but people all over are figuring it out. So can you! Join Monika and Paula as they explore the bridge between language, culture and identity.

    Parenting with an accent: A conversation with writer Masha Rumer

    Parenting with an accent: A conversation with writer Masha Rumer

    Raising children with two languages and cultures may sometimes feel like a constant negotiation between the two. In this episode, writer Masha Rumer talked to her about her experience raising English-Russian bilingual children in the U.S. Masha lives in the Bay Area, where she writes about parenting and the immigrant experience. She is currently writing … Continue reading "Parenting with an accent: A conversation with writer Masha Rumer"

    • 36 min
    Dual Language Programs in the Pandemic: The story of Naperville 203.

    Dual Language Programs in the Pandemic: The story of Naperville 203.

    In the past few weeks, the topic of the 2020-21 school year has reached a fever pitch, with good reason. As we pay close attention to the discussions surrounding PPE, social distancing, hybrid and virtual models, one thing that seems to be missing from most discussions is efforts to ensure continuity in the many dual-language … Continue reading "Dual Language Programs in the Pandemic: The story of Naperville 203."

    • 42 min
    Advocating for Bilingualism: A Call to Action

    Advocating for Bilingualism: A Call to Action

    Advocating for our children is an inherent part of parenting. We do it every single day in both big and small ways. We know bilingualism is good and we want it for our children. So how can we advocate to make languages more accessible in our communities? In this episode, we begin exploring how you … Continue reading "Advocating for Bilingualism: A Call to Action"

    • 29 min
    We Live Languages: A talk with Madalena Xanthopoulou

    We Live Languages: A talk with Madalena Xanthopoulou

    If you listen to this podcast, you probably have a language vision or goal for your family. Our guest, Madalena Xanthopoulou, founded We Live Languages to help multilingual families reach those goals by translating research into actionable steps. Madalena is trilingual and raising trilingual kids. She shared some very useful ideas for families to increase … Continue reading "We Live Languages: A talk with Madalena Xanthopoulou"

    • 25 min
    Veoleo: Bringing kids programming to a screen near you

    Veoleo: Bringing kids programming to a screen near you

    Sisters Janike and Alexis Ruginis started their own small book press when they realized there was a lack of Spanish-language books for young children in the U.S. Veoleo published its first book, ¿Dónde está el coquí? in 2018 and it’s currently working on two new books aimed at bilingual little ones. In this episode, we … Continue reading "Veoleo: Bringing kids programming to a screen near you"

    • 26 min
    Language learning, family-style

    Language learning, family-style

    Moving to another country where you don't know the language can be challenging. Today's guest, Elizabeth Quintal, did just that. Two-and-a-half years ago, she moved from Houston, Texas to Madrid, Spain with her husband and son, Grayson. We spoke to her about the transition and how they're managing the strict lockdown due to COVID-19.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

A real situation ,

Informative, Educational, Solid

Listening to Entre Dos Podcast is like going to a class that we love! Always engaging, always informative, and with the right amount if wit and grit to make parents feel empowered and confident in their quest of raising bilingual children. Thank you Monika and Paula!
Maritere Bellas

ClaudiaSJ ,

One of my favorite podcasts

Paula and Monika consistently provide thought provoking topics regarding bilingualism. They are also fun to listen to. I normally hit play during my commute and it often feels like they’re two friends riding along with me talking about “all things bilingual.”

lissygonzalez ,

Interesante y entretenido.

Como mamá de niños bilingües siempre estoy buscando información para apoyar el bilingüismo en casa. Las temáticas siempre son interesantes y bien investigadas. Es un pod cast súper recomendable.

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