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Wisdom Wednesdays: Translanguaging
Jan 20, 2022 | Michael Skillern

Welcome back to Wisdom Wednesdays!

This week, Michael gives a brief introduction to translanguaging and how CommonTime relates to it. Translanguaging is simply the acknowledgement and use of a student’s full language profile. Giving bilingual students the opportunity to learn in a bilingual setting can benefit them. In the adult job market, being multilingual is a win for any employee. However, in schools, the idea of developing bilingualism as a skill is still fairly new.

Watch this week’s Wisdom Wednesday below to learn more about what translanguaging is and how you can use CommonTime to support translanguaging in your classrooms!