As add.a.lingua continues to grow in partnerships across the nation, our small but mighty team grows too. The addition of longtime teacher colleague, add.a.lingua trainer, and friend, Sarah Vander Laan brings additional depth to our curricular development and instructional support services. Sarah’s teaching career in… Read More
After speaking with add.a.lingua co-founders and touring our other partner school in Iowa, the co-founders of Royal Legacy Christian Academy agreed that the timing was right to partner with add.a.lingua to launch and grow their Spanish immersion program this fall.
Many immersion parents have concerns that the summer slide means their immersion student will be linguistically behind in the fall. Not to worry! Stephanie Irizarry tackles the three most common questions related to the summer slide for immersion students, and offers helpful suggestions for building a love of language outside of school.
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
West Michigan will gain another quality add.a.lingua immersion program this fall as Holland Christian School opens preschool and kindergarten Spanish immersion sections at Rose Park Elementary.
We’re excited to announce our newest partner in immersion education, Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. With a total enrollment over 32,000 students, this k-12 system is the 7th largest in the state of Tennessee. CMCSS will open two add.a.lingua early total one way Spanish immersion kindergarten sections at Barksdale Elementary in the fall of 2018.
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.
The resources, support, and training that add.a.lingua provides to educators in the immersion program don’t stay in the immersion program. add.a.lingua immersion programs very often serve as a catalyst for positive change throughout a school.
Demographic and linguistic change within the Catholic church comes along with significant linguistic opportunities for educators. And it’s an opportunity that Jo Jones, principal of Corpus Christi Catholic School, has embraced wholeheartedly.
Is an add.a.lingua 90-10 two-way immersion program right for your community? Watch this video and find out.