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Dual/English Language Programs Practices

 
oyster adams group of students Oyster-Adams Bilingual School teaches students in grades PK-8 through a school-wide dual language model, providing classes in all subjects (as well as student activities, interventions, and parent engagement) through a mix of English and Spanish. Additionally, students have the opportunity to learn Mandarin beginning in 4th grade. A key element of the school’s success is… Continue Reading Video: Bilingual Education in the Nation’s Capital

dows_lane ES Dows Lane Elementary School, (Irvington, NY). At Dows Lane Elementary School, English as a New Language (ENL) students receive services from a certified ENL teacher in an integrated push-in model for students at higher proficiency levels and a stand-alone pull-out model for students at lower proficiency levels. Former English language learners (ELL) continue to receive… Continue Reading Collaboratively Serving New English Learners

Dayton Regional STEM School Dayton Regional STEM School, (Kettering, OH). Dayton Regional STEM School offers students two years of Chinese as their foreign language in 9th and 10th grades, with an option for college credit. After two years, students may opt to take one or two years of Spanish or continue with Chinese. The foreign languages instructional approach encompasses… Continue Reading Students in International Multilingual Communities

Walnut Hill ES Walnut Hill Elementary School, (Dallas, TX). To better serve underrepresented English Language Learners, Walnut Hill Elementary is piloting a new Two-Way Dual Language for the Academically Gifted Program. This program provides learning experiences, so students develop a love of literacy, language, and culture. Walnut Hill also offers a pull-out gifted and talented (GT) program. The… Continue Reading Dual English Gifted and Talented Program

Students at Chadwick Elementary School Baltimore Public Schools Baltimore, Maryland Chadwick Elementary School, in western Baltimore, is home to many new immigrants from Asia, Africa, South America, and the Middle East as well an established African American community. Under Principal (and former reading specialist) Bonnie Hess, Chadwick students, whatever their native language, receive solid instruction in the English language and… Continue Reading Welcoming New Readers: Chadwick Elementary School

JFK Magnet ES A comprehensive Bilingual/ ESL Program of instruction in Spanish, using the same curriculum used in classes taught in English, removes language and achievement barriers for non-native English speaking students. Spanish-speaking students in lower grades receive most of their instruction in Spanish, transitioning to English over time. The number of teachers highly proficient in English and… Continue Reading From “Hoy Dia” to “Today”: Supporting Bilingual Education Students: JFK Magnet Elementary School

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