This poster describes the many benefits of a bilingual education. There are many cognitive, cultural, economic, and academic benefits when one is a bilingual. Bilingualism allows one to have a greater cognitive flexibility, it preserves important relationships and identity of ones culture, provides economic opportunity, and more academic success.
This can be used in my "This I Believe Speech" under the Cognitive development paragraph. This could be included in the first body paragraph under point A. The information presented can be used to provide statistics in order to reinforce the topic statement that language provides cognitive advantages. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/preschool-parent-guide-learning/id969413094
This poster explains that being bilingual awards people with better problem-solving skills, enhanced creativity, improved focus, boosted brain function, better academic capabilities, delayed aging, improved employment prospects, and more chances to meet new people. Marcela