“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin A few weeks ago, Genius Plaza opened nominations recognizing the contributions of bilingual teachers. We received thousands of entries, and were very excited to announced the winners at NABE 2017 in Dallas, Texas.
South by Southwest is a conference that has grown every year since its beginning in the 80’s. Today, there is a dedicated division for education. Before all things technology, film, and music fill the rooms, halls and surrounding streets of downtown Austin, the teachers get their chance to play. Genius
“I am a kindergarten bilingual educator. Spanish being my first language, I think it is very important that students get that equal opportunity to learn both languages.” – Amparo Garza, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD “Being a bilingual teacher, for me, is about building bridges between two cultures.” – Sergio Ramos, Austin ISD