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Dual Language Education

By Dual Language School Team
Junio 29, 2018
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People learn new languages for many different reasons. One example is the importance of making business deals in foreign nations, which can be a challenging task if you cannot speak the language. Moreover, mingling with people abroad is impossible if you cannot understand what they say. So, you can see that learning a language is vital for many situations, and perhaps that is why dual language education is becoming so popular. Here are the five most useful languages to learn...

By Dual Language School Team
Junio 28, 2018
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June’s Dual Language Teacher of the Month award continues the trend begun in May by celebrating and recognizing the hard work of a duo of teachers. Sydney Valdez and Noelia Gomez who work as a team at Tyler Elementary School in Washington, D.C. and were nominated by Laura Chapa. Clara shared this about the duo, "Sydney and Noelia communicate high expectations, respect and show interest in each of their students. Both teachers recognize students as bilingual learners. They help ...

By Dual Language School Team
Junio 20, 2018
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There are many schools that offer dual language education (and growing!) but finding the program that will be most beneficial for a student can be a tough task. Schools offering a dual language or immersion program needs to ensure they support all students to reach high levels of academic achievement and biliteracy. The program must provide a safe and engaging learning environment that values multiculturalism while preparing students to be college and career ready in an...

By Dual Language School Team
Junio 19, 2018
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Escrito por: Luz María León, padre líder de CLA

Tomando en cuenta que estamos frente a una “era digital” en donde desde temprana edad nuestros hijos están más expuestos y por ende más inmersos en el uso de la tecnología y más desconectados de nuestro entorno. Todo gracias al internet y los teléfonos inteligentes a través de los cuales tenemos acceso a información, lugares, cosas, persona, redes sociales, compras, etc, con un...

By Dual Language School Team
Junio 15, 2018
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In the grand scheme of things, teachers tend to be overworked and underappreciated. And since we know that, wouldn’t it be nice if we tried to make life a lot more interesting for the people responsible for the education of our entire society?

When it comes to work pressure, dual language teachers surge right to the top. However, when summer rolls around, there is a whole avalanche of ideas you can latch on to make your otherwise busy days a lot more relaxed and exciting...

By Dual Language School Team
Junio 14, 2018
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By: Dr. José Medina, Founder and Chief Educational Advocate
Dr. José Medina: Educational Solutions

Norma and Jackie are phenomenal dual language educators. When participating in professional learning sessions or actively engaging in advocacy conversations during meetings, they finish each other’s sentences and are so uniquely connected, that it is difficult not to notice and feel the joy! Having served as dual language...

By Dual Language School Team
Junio 08, 2018
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As the summer is about to be upon us, inspiring your dual language students to continue their learning journey outside the classroom is now of immediate importance. As a dual language teacher, you need to look for ways you can inspire students to learn when at home. School holidays will allow students to relax which can make them forget some vocabularies you taught them. Learning a new language such as Spanish, Chinese or French requires practice. You need to make the students...

By Dual Language School Team
Junio 07, 2018
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By the time you read this, schools will be letting out all over America. For us, that means scrambling to keep two kids busy while Mama and Baba work. As for my work, I know that I am lucky and privileged. However grim our parlors times appear, we are fighting for the right.

Advocating for America’s Languages, and for biliteracy and bilingualism for all America’s children, continues to be an astonishing and exciting journey....

By Dual Language School Team
Mayo 31, 2018
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For our May Dual Language Teacher of the Month, we decided to do something different than our normal individual nomination. This month, we are honoring Mary and Mika, a Spanish and English teacher duo in the Kindergarten Dual Immersion class from Holbrook Language Academy in Concord, California. Their Principal, Ms. Marga Marshall, brought these two to our attention. Ms. Marshall is incredibly dedicated to her school and their dedication to bilingual education, and wanted to...

By Dual Language School Team
Mayo 25, 2018
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With the current political climate, it is immensely important to advertise your dual language program effectively and strategically. We must continue to exemplify the many benefits of dual language programs. The experience of immersing your communication skills into a foreign language is both interesting and challenging. By making information on your dual language program available to the public, you make your program accessible to a multitude of teachers who need jobs, parents...