We are thrilled! chuffed! emballées! to share a free resource that our lab has developed for families. By drawing on research and the lived experiences of our collaborating families, we developed a simple one-page document for parents about supporting their child who is growing up bilingual. Our multilingual lab has developed versions in Arabic, French,Continue reading “Growing up bilingual”
New pub! A bilingual’s home language is a STRENGTH, even when assessing the school language. We harness children’s ability to transfer knowledge, fast map & use social context in a dynamic task. @MultilingFamLab @UofARehabMed #MultilingualismIsNormal
Our postdoctoral Fellow, Catrine Demers, presented a poster at the Kids Brain Health Network (KBHN) Conference 2021 in November 2021 entitled “Power imbalance in family engagement in research: a self-reflection tool for researchers” with co-author Maude Champagne. Their infographic and self-reflection tool was created within the Family Engagement in Research Certificate of Completion at McMasterContinue reading “Power imbalance in family engagement in research”
As we head into the shortest days of the year here in Edmonton, we are thinking fondly of the long warm summer days. In Summer 2021, our Multilingual Lab members had a blast presenting their research at conferences!
We were excited to have our work spotlighted on the @cyrrcoalition website. Since Winter 2016, the Multilingual Families Lab has been working with students and community members to develop an innovative program to support the early language development of children who were refugees from Syria.