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Parenting Dual Language Learners

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By Dual Language School Team
January 19, 2016
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This website, duallanguageschools.org, a collaborative effort between Velázquez Press and the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE), contains the names, locations, target language, and the dual language program model (percentage of instruction in English and the target language for each dual language immersion school in many states across the United States. On this website, you can search for a dual language program or school in a particular state, city, or school district....

Dual Language Teacher and Students
By Dual Language School Team
January 13, 2016
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Mastering two or more languages has enormous benefits for students, both native speakers of English and native speakers of the target language(s) at a dual language immersion school. People who can speak, read and write in two or more languages are able to participate in different cultural and language worlds. Research has confirmed the benefits of biliteracy and...

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By Dual Language School Team
December 23, 2015
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A dual language immersion program has goals of full bilingualism and biliteracy in English and a target (non-English) language. The program enrolls native English speakers and native speakers of the target language. For the program to be considered a dual (or two-way) immersion program, a minimum of 33% of each linguistic group would have to be represented in each classroom. If there is less than 33% of one of the linguistic groups, the program would be considered to be a one-way immersion...