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Dual Language Teacher of the Mont Krishna Borja Cruz helping a student
Por Dual Language School Team
Julio 19, 2017
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What has been your experience of dual language education in northern California?

I have been given the great opportunity to teach a Dual Immersion 4th/5th grade class. We follow the 90/10 model and at these grade levels, students learn in Spanish 60% of the time and in English 40% of the time. After just completing my teaching credential program, my experience at Thomas Edison has been an amazing one. I have had the privilege and opportunity to work with a group of students that...

Dual Language Teacher of the Month – Chris Bessonette and students
Por Dual Language School Team
Junio 09, 2017
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An exciting way to challenge one's self is to continue learning and getting feedback on current work as well as reflecting on how classroom strategies can be improved. While it may be a stretch, the same way teachers hope their students grow, teachers should also experience the fantastic manner of growing in their own capacities. Teachers encourage deeper analysis of why and how things are accomplished whether it be math or science. Why should teachers not be expected to demonstrate a deeper...

Rosa Denson's 1st graders in a cooperative project.
Por Dual Language School Team
Mayo 11, 2017
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Our hope of celebrating dual language teachers for their commitment to bilingual, biliterate and multicultural education came from the realization that more should be done to honor the journeys and dedication of educators. From the start, the DualLanguageSchools.org team noticed dual language district and instructional coaches expressed similar opinions in their nominations. When nominations came from parents, a different chord was struck. One that epitomized teachers' capacities to...

Teacher helping her students.
Por Dual Language School Team
Abril 26, 2017
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Hiring quality bilingual/dual language teachers is a competitive feat for any school leader but the increasing values of biliteracy, bilingualism and biculturalism in today's world means competition is getting more and more fierce. Here are five innovative approaches schools can use to find bilingual/dual language teachers.

1 Create partnerships with universities to offer certification

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Sarah Quezada with students at a center
Por Dual Language School Team
Abril 10, 2017
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There is no doubt about the increasing popularity of dual language programs and the corresponding need for dual language teachers in the United States. Leaders, teachers and parents of schools from regions across the country continue to surprise and motivate the DualLanguageSchools.org team to honor teachers' dedication to multilingualism and multiculturalism. April's Dual Language Teacher of the Month was nominated by Mr. Alex Cosio whose child attends San Antonio's first...

Por Dual Language School Team
Marzo 08, 2017
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As dual language immersion spreads across the country, so too have the sources of our nominations for the Dual Language Teacher of the Month Award. This is a true reflection of the growth in opportunities for educators seeking to help students grow in dual language immersion programs.

We are honored to recognize Jen Temple of Bear Creek Elementary School in Bend, Oregon as the Dual Language Teacher of the Month for March 2017. She was nominated by Kinsey Martin, the Dual Immersion...

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Por Dual Language School Team
Febrero 06, 2017
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There is a tremendous responsibility dual language teachers have regarding the acknowledgment of cultural contributions through language and the arts of diverse communities. Of course, rich supplies of sources are endless but magic in the classroom stems from the roots of curiosity and innovation planted by educators. For this reason, DualLanguageSchools.org is proud to announce 5th/6th grade Dual Language Teacher Laura Reyes of Baldwin Park’s Margaret Heath Elementary School as the...

Dual language teacher of the month - Angela Palmieri with her class
Por Dual Language School Team
Enero 13, 2017
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When DualLanguageSchools.org first stumbled upon Dual Language Immersion Teacher Angela Palmieri, it was at the 2016 La Cosecha Dual Language Conference in New Mexico. She was presenting her Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching research on the integration of cultural pedagogical practices in Spanish dual language immersion programs based on Maori-medium cultural pedagogical practices in Aotearoa/New Zealand, which continues fueling her passion for dual language immersion...

Por Dual Language School Team
Diciembre 14, 2016
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Through fluid poetry and stunning imagery, Francisca Sánchez and her son Nicolás Gabriel Sánchez created a message of hope and responsibility with When I Dream / Cuando Sueño. The book opens with the narrator's foresight and intention to teach while nature is treated as this wondrous force meant to be respected and engaged with as an endless source of inspiration. Thematic focal points...

Dual Language Teacher and Students in the classroom
Por Dual Language School Team
Febrero 09, 2016
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Después de contactar y entrevistar al personal docente de la escuela, puede pedir permiso para observar en las aulas de doble inmersión. Muchas escuelas tienen horarios especiales para visitas que le permitirán observar en algunas aulas en la escuela. Durante esta visita, se le dará un recorrido por la escuela y le permitirá observar en algunas aulas durante esta visita. Un programa de doble inmersión de calidad debe tener las siguientes características:

  • Plan de estudios...