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Movie Screening at Bennett Center

When Oct 23, 2015
from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Where Bennett Family Center
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On Friday, October 23rd, we will be presenting at the Bennet Family Center the third screening for 'Speaking in Tongues', a documentary film about bilingualism and bilingual education programs in the U.S. The Bennett Family Center is a preschool at Penn State, and will be celebrating professional development day for teachers during the same day of the movie screening.

Please join us!

 

About the film: Speaking in Tongues

"At a time when 31 states have passed "English Only" laws, four pioneering families put their children in public schools where, from the first day of kindergarten, their teachers speak mostly Chinese or Spanish. Speaking in Tongues follows four diverse kids on a journey to become bilingual. This charming story will challenge us to rethink the skills that Americans need in the 21st century. Winner of the Audience Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival."

 

For more information about the film, visit: www.speakingintonguesfilm.info