Author: lsilver

El valor económico y social — 4 de junio de 2016

Matricúlese en Español aquí bilingue.eventbrite.com ¿Cómo funcionan los programas bilingües y cómo afectan el progreso académico tanto para hablantes nativos como para los que no son nativos? ¿Cuál es el valor de la competencia lingüística y cultural para la nueva familia Americana en la economía global de hoy? ¿Dónde existen los programas bilingües? ¿Cómo puedo ayudar a crear más programas bilingües en mi comunidad? Venga al Foro Comunitario de la Zona 1 sobre el Valor Económico y Social de la Educación Bilingüe, auspiciado por la Oficina de Asuntos Latinos del Alcalde (“Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs”), la Junta de...

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DLI Network

As part of a broader strategy to support existing dual language programs in DC, with this new bulletin we aim to share information and report back on DC Immersion’s activity. We hope you find it useful and look forward to your feedback. If you are an administrator or teacher at an existing DC DL program, please fill out the form below. By clicking here, you can also ask to join the DC Dual Language Educators Network, a Facebook closed group for educators in DC who teach in, support, or are interested in Dual Language education. Get connected, and share, share, share!...

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The Economic Imperative of Bilingual Education

The Atlantic explores why states are aggressively pushing for immersion programs. “The jobs expected to grow most in the next 10 years are heavily related to languages—hospitality, tourism, marketing, and healthcare,” DC Immersion is quoted as saying “There needs to be more urgency around a long term strategy that will ensure that our D.C. kids can fill those positions.” Thank you New America Ed for Stories from the Nation’s Capital – deep dive into the state of instructional programs and supports for Dual Language Learners in DC. Great analysis of some of the existing immersion programs, and we’re quoted here...

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