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The Read Conmigo Podcast

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The Read Conmigo Podcast inspires and enables you to raise bilingual, bicultural, and kindhearted kids. Each episode is filled with tangible tips and real-life stories of students, educators, and parents sharing their bilingual journey and how they are making a difference today.

The Read Conmigo Podcast inspires and enables you to raise bilingual, bicultural, and kindhearted kids. Each episode is filled with tangible tips and real-life stories of students, educators, and parents sharing their bilingual journey and how they are making a difference today.

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United States

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The Read Conmigo Podcast inspires and enables you to raise bilingual, bicultural, and kindhearted kids. Each episode is filled with tangible tips and real-life stories of students, educators, and parents sharing their bilingual journey and how they are making a difference today.

Twitter:

@ReadConmigo

Language:

English

Contact:

5622632674


Episodes

How to Raise Children with Great Values with Corina Bethencourt and Isabela Morales, Co-Founders of Pixie Dreams

1/22/2020
For this week’s Community Spotlight series, we are featuring Pixie Dreams, an education company that practices an integral concept of values in education through different resources tailored for schools, teachers, and parents. The company started with their Instagram account @pixiedreams.inc and now offers a Values Program that includes a Curriculum for schools, a children’s book and the ABC Values flashcards designed to teach values and transform communities to make a better world. Corina...

Duration:00:36:31

Being a First Generation College Student with Hilda Atuncar, Intern at UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic, Author of "Everything Looks Fuzzy"

1/15/2020
In this episode, Hilda Atuncar discusses her experience as a first-generation college student, gives tips to parents who want their kids to go to college and shares why it’s important for kids to read. Hilda is the daughter of Immigrant parents from Peru and the first person in her family to go to college. Hilda shares her triumphs and struggles as she reaches for her dream of becoming a pediatrician and working with Doctors Without Borders. Hilda has a long history of civil service and has...

Duration:00:27:51

Tips to Protect Your Child’s Eyes and Vision with Kara Mondino of UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic

12/6/2019
Ensuring kids have good vision is key for their physical development and academic success. This week we are interviewing Kara Mondino, Program Coordinator for the UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic, to talk about the importance of getting your child’s vision screened ever year. The UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic is committed to help improve eye health for young, underserved children by identifying, treating, and preventing vision disorders. In this episode, Kara also shares some signs to look for to determine...

Duration:00:21:01

Helping Adults Learn English as a Second Language with Stephanie Youngblood of UCLA’s Project SPELL

11/27/2019
For this week’s Community Spotlight series, we are featuring Project SPELL, a tutoring program that helps UCLA service employees learn English on campus. Stephanie Youngblood, program director for Project SPELL, shares how UCLA undergraduate and graduate student volunteers are paired with UCLA frontline employees from custodial, maintenance, and food service units, for personalized tutoring in English as a Second Language. Some of Project SPELL’s graduates have earned U.S. citizenship,...

Duration:00:23:43

Teaching Kids to Give Back and Volunteer with Brian Rosenbaum of United Way of Greater Los Angeles

9/25/2019
Did you know volunteering can boost kids’ self-esteem and help them develop emotional stability? This week we have on the show Brian Rosenbaum, MSW, CVA, to discuss some of the benefits of volunteering, ways you can give back with your family, and how to address complex issues like homelessness with your children. As Engagement Manager for United Way of Greater Los Angeles, Brian oversees United Way’s year-round calendar of volunteer and engagement opportunities and shares how you and your...

Duration:00:42:05

Mariachi, Music and Culture with Alan Ponce (Hispanic Heritage Month Spanish Edition)

9/18/2019
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are releasing this episode completely in Spanish. For this special edition, we are joined by Mariachi singer, Alan Ponce, who is sharing how this genre changed his life and helped him connect with his Mexican roots. Mariachi is one of the most popular music genres in Mexico and Alan’s mission is to help preserve this tradition and pass it on to the new generations. In this episode, Alan shares tips for helping children develop appreciation for their...

Duration:00:47:40

Teaching Bilingual Children + Homeschooling Tips with Monica Olivera of MommyMaestra.com

9/11/2019
Have you ever considered homeschooling but don’t know where to start? Our guest, Monica Olivera, is a homeschooling mom and she’s sharing her advice for deciding if homeschooling is the right choice for your family. Monica is an author, freelance education writer, and the founder and publisher of MommyMaestra.com, a site dedicated to helping Hispanic parents get more involved in their children's education by providing resources, tips, and opportunities. In this episode, Monica talks about...

Duration:00:42:23

The Biggest Issues Affecting Children’s Health Today + Tips for Raising Healthy Children With Dr. Yoonessi

9/4/2019
What can you do to raise healthy kids? Today’s guest, Dr. Leila Yoonessi, is giving us her top advice for raising healthy children. Dr. Yoonessi is a board certified pediatric pulmonologist practicing at MY Pediatrics and Respiratory Care Clinic in Long Beach, CA. Her practice focuses on community empowerment, community engagement, patient education, preventative medicine, and respiratory care. In this episode, we discuss children’s nutrition, the recommended water intake, physically...

Duration:00:46:16

Helping Children Transition to a New Country with Nury Castillo Crawford

8/28/2019
Transitions are hard, especially when you are moving to a new school or a new country. Today’s guest, Nury Castillo Crawford, is sharing tangible tips you can use as a parent or educator to help kids make this transition. Nury is a life-long educator with over 20 years of experience supporting students and parents. In this episode, we also talk about biliteracy and the need for children’s books with Latino characters, the most valuable lessons she learned from her parents, and the...

Duration:00:36:24

How to Raise Bilingual and Bicultural Children with Maritere R. Bellas

8/21/2019
Raising bilingual kids can be a challenge but also one of the most rewarding jobs parents can have. Today’s guest, Maritere Rodriguez Bellas, will be sharing her advice for raising bilingual and bicultural children. Maritere is an award-winning book author, bilingual and bicultural parenting expert, feature writer, and speaker. In this episode, Maritere talks about her experience growing up in Puerto Rico, the challenges she faced raising her children with two languages and three cultures,...

Duration:00:44:25

How To Make Story Time Fun For Kids with Eileen from KidTime Storytime

8/13/2019
Reading to your child is one of the most important things you can do as a parent, but how do you make story time fun? Today’s guest, Eileen of KidTime StoryTime, is giving us her top tips for making story time fun and engaging at home. Eileen created the KidTime StoryTime YouTube channel to inspire kids to fall in love with reading in English and Spanish. Her channel brings books to life with puppets and humor. In this episode, Eileen talks about growing up bilingual in a Cuban-American...

Duration:00:47:29

Welcome to the Read Conmigo Podcast!

7/15/2019
The Read Conmigo Podcast inspires and enables parents to raise bilingual, bicultural, and kindhearted children. Each episode is filled with tips and real-life stories of students, educators, and parents sharing their bilingual journey and how they are making a difference today. Listen to our trailer now to learn more about what's coming next! For more information, visit https://readconmigo.org/. JOIN THE READ CONMIGO COMMUNITY! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ReadConmigo/ Instagram:...

Duration:00:01:50