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Diplomats visit dual-language classes

Diplomats visit dual-language classes | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Franklin Elementary students welcomed two foreign diplomats to visit their dual-immersion German classes over the course of two consecutive days this week.On Friday, Deputy Consul General Stefan...
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Invite local consulate to visit your dual language program, securing both validation and perhaps financial support.

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Dual language immersion and global education programs soar at Unionville Elementary

Unionville Elementary in Union County, N.C. offers both dual language immersion and global education programs to its students.
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Nevada schools studying dual language options using Utah's programs as model

Nevada schools studying dual language options using Utah's programs as model | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Nevada students would have the opportunity to become bilingual as part of a dual-language immersion program presented during the Assembly education committee.
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Bilingual Education’s New Brand of Converts

Bilingual Education’s New Brand of Converts | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
States including Utah and Montana are aggressively pushing for programs that give native English speakers a competitive edge.
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Dual Language Instruction: An Overview (Part I) | Colorín Colorado

Dual Language Instruction: An Overview (Part I) | Colorín Colorado | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
During the past school year, I worked on two fascinating projects related to dual language instructional programs.
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Welcome to Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading | Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading

Welcome to Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading | Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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Portland dual language study linked to significant reading gains


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Westminster district promotes biliteracy with dual-immersion programs in Spanish and Vietnamese

Westminster district promotes biliteracy with dual-immersion programs in Spanish and Vietnamese | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
On the heels of launching the state’s first Vietnamese dual-language immersion program, the Westminster School District has added another dual-language program — this time in Spanish.
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English and Spanish dual-language classes flourish in El Paso, other Texas districts

English and Spanish dual-language classes flourish in El Paso, other Texas districts | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
EL PASO — Jill McGee stands in front of her new second-grade class at Mesita Elementary School and begins a math lesson in Spanish.
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Two-Way Language Immersion Program FAQ - Two-Way Immersion (CA Dept of Education)

Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Programs in California frequently asked questions on two-way instructional approaches and other issues.
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Nearly Half of U.S. States Offer Special Recognition for Bilingual Graduates

Nearly Half of U.S. States Offer Special Recognition for Bilingual Graduates | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of students are earning the honors each year. More than 40,000 students in California, the birthplace of the biliteracy seal, earned the special recognition last school year.
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Dual Language Immersion - Office for Global Engagement - The University of Utah

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The Inagural Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Bridge Program Student cohort visiting the U
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L.A. Unified is expanding beneficial dual-language programs for preschoolers

L.A. Unified is expanding beneficial dual-language programs for preschoolers | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Brain science says children learn languages young, so efforts are underway to start dual language programs before kindergarten.
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Educators Guide for Inquiry-based Science and English Language Development | Exploratorium

Educators Guide for Inquiry-based Science and English Language Development | Exploratorium | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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Elementary school students create dual-language newspaper

Elementary school students create dual-language newspaper | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
BURLINGTON — What started out as West View Elementary School classmates drawing comic strips has evolved into something more — the school’s own monthly newspaper, with a twist.
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How Educators in Fresno Are Working Together to Support Young, Dual Language Learners

 Fresno is the mirror or microcosm for what California’s going to look like 10 to 15 years downstream. The school district, one of the state’s largest, sits in the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley, and is 67% Hispanic, 11% Asian, 10% white and 9% African American, according to Hanson. Students enter school speaking upwards of 50 different languages, most commonly Spanish, Hmong, and Khmer.

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Supporting High-Quality EarlyEd for Dual Language Learners | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

Supporting High-Quality EarlyEd for Dual Language Learners | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
RT @NHAEYC: Supporting High-Quality #EarlyEd for Dual Language Learners

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