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Bilingual/Bicultural Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Bilingual/Bicultural Education

In the Department of Arts & Humanities

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Welcome to the Program in Bilingual/Bicultural Education

  • Welcome to the Bilingual/Bicultural Education

    In our increasingly diverse world, the study of multiple languages and in multiple languages is in high demand. The Program in Bilingual/Bicultural Education acknowledges the need to provide students with a foundation for understanding and working with bilingual learners in diverse educational settings. Our program specializes in education that privileges language minority student populations in the U.S. and in the world.

    For detailed information on the program, as well as to hear the experiences of BBE students, please click here.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

The New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies ( is seeking an experienced Spanish teacher to serve as a leave replacement beginning in the 2015-16 school year. It would be ideal if applicants have ELL certification too. At The Lab School we develop each students ability to soar intellectually and to act bravely in […]

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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Monday, March 16, 2015

Where: 150 Horace Mann, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027 When: April 2, 2015, 5:10-pm-6:50pm   Dr. Elana Shohamys work challenges current monolingual assessments of bi- and multi-lingual users, proposing instead prototypes of multilingual assessment based on the full language repertoire. The paper challenges the practice of language tests […]