Grand Haven Christian’s Heather Grisales is a veteran immersion educator who understands the value of add.a.lingua partnership.
On September 20, hurricane María wrought havoc on the island of Puerto Rico, Militza Mendoza’s homeland. Her classroom of students, and the Covenant Christian community stepped in to offer support to the teacher and point person they care so deeply about, and in turn, to the island of Puerto Rico.
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
“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.”
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.
Sharing insights from her background as a dual language immersion school principal, add.a.lingua co-founder, Lilah Ambrosi, offers suggestions on hiring, investing in staff, and developing a culture of shared success.
The entire add.a.lingua team is pleased to welcome Grand Haven Christian School to our growing list of partner programs around the nation! GHC is enrolling now for their inaugural Spanish immersion kindergarten class in fall of 2017. Interested families can get in touch with the school to learn… Read More
One of the most powerful things that a learning community can do to reflect on and refine their instructional practice is to watch themselves (and each other) in action. Virtual instructional support visits allow you to do just that.
FonoCultura is an early Spanish reader series that uses author Olga Díaz’s personal stories to bring together authentic language and cultural elements for the benefit of student learning. Here’s what what mom had to say about what the series means to her son.