San Francisco

February 3, 2018, Le Méridien

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The Fair

The Fair

More than 40 exhibitors in San Francisco

For the 1st edition of the Bilingual Education Fair in San Francisco, more than 40 companies and organizations will present their offers to parents and families.

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Kids' activities

Kids' activities

Free childcare with activities for kids all day

While you’re visiting the fair, our on-site childcare can take care of your kids. They’ll have fun (in different languages!) with lively storytelling, sing-alongs, art and crafts, puppet making, puppet shows, and clown shows.

Essay Contest

Essay Contest

Hear stories of bilingual students

French Morning and Frenchly are calling on 7th-11th grade students for a San Francisco essay contest on being bilingual. Essays should be written in students’ best English. Essays will be judged on clarity, persuasiveness, originality, and how compelling the storytelling is.

Winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony at French Morning’s annual Bilingual Fair on February 3rd at Le Méridien.

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San Francisco

Le Méridien

February 3, 2018

10:00 AM – 04:00 PM

40+ exhibitors

Schools, after-schools, camps, publishers.

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$10 right now, $20 at door

Panels & Presentations Schedule

Throughout the day, we’ve organized panels and presentations about the importance of bilingual education, and how parents care provide their child with bilingual opportunities.

Essay Contest Awards Ceremony

Representatives will give away awards to best stories of bilingual students.

Presented by Le Lycée Français de San Francisco.

Growing up with two languages: The effect of bilingualism on cognitive development

Ashley Chung-Fat Yim, M.A, PhD candidate, Psychology. She works alongside Ellen Bialystok, Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology and Walter Gordon York Research Chair of Lifespan Cognitive Development at York University. Organized by Lycée Français de San Francisco.

This conference is presented by Le Lycée Français de San Francisco.

The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages

Fabrice Jaumont is International Educator, Researcher, Author, and Education Attache at the French Embassy in the US.

# Session Speakers Time Venue
1 Essay Contest Awards Ceremony Organized by Le Lycée Français de San Francisco 10:00am to 10:30am Conf. Room
2 Growing up with two languages: The effect of bilingualism on cognitive development Ashley Chung-Fat-Yim, M.A (Organized by Le Lycée Français de San Francisco) 10:30am to 11:30am Conference Room
3 The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages Fabrice Jaumont 11:30am to 12:00pm Conf. Room

Dual Language Programs

Sophie Zugnoni, Georgia Geerlings, Anne Lair, Cristina Melero, Schauleh Sahba, and Fernando Nuñez discuss how to create, and support Dual Language programs, moderated by Fabrice Jaumont.

Myth and Reality

Philippe Dietz, Head of School of ISTP, and Olivier Monteil, Educator.

Organized by ISTP.

The bilingual Advantage in the Global Marketplace

Mehdi Lazar, head of school of Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley since 2017. Passionate about multilingual education he has broad experience in teaching and managing international schools. He is the author of six books and numerous articles in the fields of international education and geography of the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region.

Presented by Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley.

Why Bilingualism Matters in California

Covadonga Lamar Prieto, Assistant Professor at UC Riverside, specializes in Sociolinguistics of the Spanish in the US. Her corpus-based research deals with Historical Spanish in California, with a focus on language change, dialectology and bilingualism. Organized by Lycée Français de San Francisco.

# Session Speakers Time Venue
1 Dual Language Programs Sophie Zugnoni, Christina Melero, Schauleh Sahba, and Fernando Nuñez discuss how to create, and support Dual Language programs, moderated by Fabrice Jaumont. 12:00pm to 1:00pm Conf. Room
2 Myth and Reality Philippe Dietz, Head of School of ISTP, and Olivier Monteil, Educator. Organized by ISTP 1:00pm to 2:00pm Conf. Room
3 The bilingual Advantage in the Global Marketplace Mehdi Lazar, head of school of Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley. Organized by Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley 2:00pm to 3:00pm Conf. Room
4 Why Bilingualism Matters in California Covadonga Lamar Prieto, Assistant Professor at UC Riverside (Organized by Le Lycée Français de San Francisco) 3:00pm to 4:00pm Conf. Room

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