Is an add.a.lingua 90-10 two-way immersion program right for your community? Watch this video and find out.
What does it really take to build and grow an add.a.lingua dual language immersion program? These insights from Pella Christian Grade School’s point person, Rebecca Gomez, are golden.
We’re honored to serve 20 schools and districts in 2017-18. That’s nearly 3,000 immersion students and 200 educators. We’re singing the praises of each of these programs on the blog.
There are few things that we like better than hanging out with dual language immersion teachers and administrators and talking about the art of multilingual teaching. We have a steadfast belief in the capacity for growth in students and adults alike, and getting to know… Read More
Do I know if learning a second language will propel them toward being a doctor or a lawyer or work in the mission field? No. But I do know this: I have given my children the gift of a second language. Someday they will use it. If asked “would I do it all over again?” THAT I can answer. Yes. 100x over, yes.
“We often look at immersion and see the outside, which is still amazing. But what I’m beginning to notice is that there’s an inside change that happens with these kids too. They begin to see the world differently.”
Each spring, add.a.lingua gathers dual language immersion program leaders from around the nation for our leadership institute. With our 7th leadership institute now in the books, we’re sharing some vignettes from our partners.
add.a.lingua is excited to announce Holy Cross School of South Bend, Indiana as our newest Spanish immersion partner program. Holy Cross is enrolling now for their two-way Spanish immersion preschool opening fall 2017.
As I have looked at character traits that build the kind of end result I want to see in my kids, a few have stood out that specifically speak to my choice to put my kids in a Spanish immersion program. One that sticks out to me is TENACITY.
Our excited second grade immersion students enjoyed a SKYPE session with their new friends from Spain, Miss Teresa’s sisters. While receiving a SKYPE tour of the neighborhoods and experiencing a taste of the home designs, the students were amazed at the beauty of the buildings and the artistic expressions.