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Boost student language output: implement and maximize the turn-and-talk strategy

Even at the earliest grades of immersion education, it is critical that students are pushed and supported to speak and write in the immersion language. When we talk about high-impact, easy-to-implement strategies that promote dual language development, turn-and-talk tops the list.

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As the school year winds down, add.a.lingua teachers gear up for professional learning

What does it mean when a teacher says that they’ve been trained by add.a.lingua?

In a teachers’ first three years in one of our partner schools, they experience roughly 20+ hours of add.a.lingua immersion specific professional learning. The crazy part? That’s not a total number. It’s literally 20+ hours per year!

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we’re helping immersion administrators collaborate – add.a.lingua un.conference reflections

We’re big fans of collaborative learning. In fact, we’ve designed our 5 year immersion teacher certification process around collaboration and reflective practice. This spring we took another step forward in professional learning by creating space for administrators from add.a.lingua’s partner immersion programs to gather and… Read More

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taking add.a.lingua professional development to the next level with Lessonly

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