Bilingualism in Infancy and Toddlerhood: Behaviors, Strengths, and Pathways
Dr. Ryan W. Pontier gives an overview of bilingualism in infancy and toddlerhood, providing a broad understanding of what bilingualism is and various ways to support young children’s bilingual development.
Podcast: Listen on-the-go!
Note: You can download for later use on your computer and on your mobile device. Download this episode on your computer On mobile, download the Podbean app and subscribe to the “ZERO TO THREE Member Podcasts” channel. Then select the episode you’d like to download.
After this presentation, participants will be able to analyze children’s speech, identify and explain the benefits of raising bilingual children, and recognize different traditional pathways to raising bilingual children.
About Dr. Ryan W. Pontier
Ryan W. Pontier, PhD., is President of the Miami-Dade TESOL and Bilingual Education Association, President of the Early Childhood Bilingual Education Council for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Vice-Chair, Media & Government Relations Committee for LULAC Florida and also a Miami Foundation Fellow.
About ZERO TO THREE Virtual Events
FREE for ZERO TO THREE members, our virtual events are developed and presented by our expert staff and affiliates. After each event, non-member registrants will receive a link to a recording that will be available for 30 days. View all archived recordings.
The Safe Babies Court Team™ Approach: Applying the Science of Early Childhood Development