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.
Regardless of how many choices crowd your inbox or mailbox, it can be difficult to make a decision, especially if you’re considering a dual language immersion program for your child.
We’re here to give parents a leg up.
The informed parent guide is full of resources that help address common questions and give parents a solid grasp of the goals of quality immersion education.
Instead of merely admiring the problems surrounding limited culturally and linguistically authentic Spanish texts for budding readers, Olga Díaz tackled them head-on as an author.
Our calendar is filling up, but there’s still time to join add.a.lingua’s 2017-18 partner school cohort. If you’re preparing to launch an immersion program in the fall of 2017, and you’d like to learn more about our services, drop us a note, and let’s get talking.
The growth of immersion programs is good news for U.S. students. However, as a new audit of the immersion program at Tucson Unified School District makes clear, there are significant challenges to realizing the threefold goal of quality dual language immersion education. Tara Fortune shares what encourages and concerns her about immersion program growth.
Bi-literacy is a complex developmental process, but classrooms that actively attend to these strategies are classrooms moving towards bi-literacy success for all students.
“With dual-language immersion, you have the potential here to dramatically address the issue of equity in access to quality education, particularly in elementary education…Dual-language immersion has an enormous potential to change outcomes, particularly for students whose native language is not English.” – Dr. Robert Slater
Seguimos aquí con nuestra serie sobre cómo ser excelentes padres de inmersión con una sugerencia de otra pregunta que los padres de familia deberían hacer mientras evalúan si un programa de inmersión dual es apropiado para su hijo(a): ¿Cómo se aseguran los líderes de la escuela… Read More
It was refreshing to know there are so many people out there who believe in the possibilities for ALL students and who aren’t trapped in the “this will never change” mindset. – Lilah Ambrosi