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Native Language Music, founded in 1996 by musicians Joe Sherbanee and Theo Bishop, is an independent adult contemporary record company based in Southern California that produces, markets, and distributes premium jazz, world, and new age music. Its artist roster includes Warren Hill, Dan Siegel, Jeff Kashiwa, Andy Snitzer, Sara Gazarek, Turning Point, and Gerry Niewood. For more information, visit http://www.nativelanguage.com

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First language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (376 words)
First language (native language, mother tongue, or vernacular) is the language a person learns first.
Good skills in native language are essential for further learning, as native language is thought to be a base of thinking.
In his case, similar to those of children who learn the language of the family which is different from the language of the environment (the 'official' language), it is questionable to say which language is his 'mother tongue'.
Archived: Early Childhood Update: Summer/Fall 1997 - Native Language Literacy: Is it Just Another Option? (1338 words)
The optimal environment for supporting native language literacy development in young language minority children necessitates that the teacher or caregiver use the child?s language, thus ensuring a match between school and home.
A language rich environment in a school or caregiving setting can involve many of the same methods and materials through which English language literacy is encouraged, only the non-English language becomes the medium.
Encouraging native language literacy development in conjunction with the use of culturally relevant practices based on a sound understanding of the home culture help give language minority children an equitable and appropriate learning environment for meeting President Clinton?s challenge.
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