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Understand the different models of dual language programs and learn how to choose the best dual language school for your children.

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Dual Language Teacher (Spanish)

Category: N/AType: Full-time
Description:  Provide a TPE structured, individualized, educational classroom environment to meet the needs of limited English speaking students by consistently practicing differentiated...
Language(s): Spanish
Posted: 2 days 4 hours ago Expires in: 1 month 1 week
Illinois, Gurnee

Dual Language Teacher (Spanish)

Category: N/AType: Full-time
Description:  Provide a TPE structured, individualized, educational classroom environment to meet the needs of limited English speaking students by consistently practicing differentiated...
Language(s): Spanish
Posted: 2 days 4 hours ago Expires in: 1 month 1 week
Illinois, Gurnee

2018-19 Bilingual Dual Immersion Teacher Pool (K-5)

Category: Dual LanguageType: Full-time
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.     Fosters an educational environment conducive to the learning and maturation process of assigned students; plans an instructional program designed to...
Language(s): Spanish, Chinese/Mandarin, Japanese
Posted: 1 week 5 days ago Expires in: 1 month 2 days
Washington, Seattle

2nd Grade/Dual Language Spanish Immersion Elementary Teacher for the 2018/2019 School Year

Category: N/AType: Full-time
To apply, visit www.mcpsva.org   Essential Duties: (This list is intended solely as an illustration of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude...
Language(s): Spanish, English
Posted: 2 weeks 1 day ago Expires in: 4 weeks 1 day
Virginia, Manassas

International School of Beijing - Dual Language Program Coordinator

Category: N/AType: Full-time
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Leadership Functions: Provides leadership for ISB’s dual language teachers in collaboration with Elementary School leadership and Office of Learning. Seeks...
Language(s): Mandarin, English
Posted: 2 weeks 1 day ago Expires in: 4 weeks 6 hours
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Dual Language Schools Articles

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Social Justice and Languages


Reading José Medina’s December 18 column on duallanguageschools.org made me very angry, he and I are almost the same age, but have had vastly...

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10 Important Leadership Tips for Dual Language Teachers


A Dual Language school can only be as good as its leaders are willing to make it. When you think about what makes a good Dual Language School...

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10 Important Leadership Tips for Dual Language Teachers

<p>A Dual Language school can only be as good as its leaders are willing to make it. When you think about what makes a good Dual Language School...

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An Interview with Denise Soler, The Creator of Project Eñye!


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An Interview with Maritere Rodriguez Bellas, An Immigrant, Dual Language Parent, & Acclaimed Author


I was born and raised in Puerto Rico. I came to California over 30 years ago to get my Masters degree in Communications/PR/Journalism from...

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An Interview with Guero Loco, or Mr. GL


I'm currently a bilingual educational hip hop artist, and for the past 4 years I've been traveling around the US and Mexico performing for...

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Book of The Month: Stories from Families About The Power of Multilingual Kids!


Empowering women isn't simply about a "one size fits all" rallying cry of girl power, but a recognition of their whole person. I know...

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La Chancla: Inception of a Personal Dual Language Vision


Some kind colleagues, have once or twice, referred to me as a transformational leader. Humbled by their words, I often tell them about my...

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Elephants


Who doesn't like elephants? Smart, deliberate, imposing – real elephants are fascinating. Metaphorical ones, especially those that crowd our...

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Teacher of the Month - Mishelle Jurado


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The Dual Language Schools guide to Start a Successful Dual Language Immersion Program

The Dual Language Schools guide to Start a Successful Dual Language Immersion Program

We are the DualLanguageSchools.org team and our goal for the “Dual Language School Guide to Start a Successful Dual Language Immersion Program” is to help...

1. Planning for Your Dual Language Program

When initiating a dual language program, there is a great deal of planning required, many decisions to be made, and many integral parts that require...

2. Deciding on the Program Model and Program Visits

When deciding on the program model to use for a dual language program, it is important to consider the outcomes that have been identified through the work of...

3. Current Research on Dual Language Education Programs

There is a growing corpus of research on dual language programs. Becoming knowledgeable of the seminal studies will be important for district and site...

4. Professional Development

Provide professional development for the Leadership Team on the various dual language education program models before making the decision regarding which...