Immersion

Sort By:
Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • Decent Essays

    students, the school district Z needs a dual-language immersion method rather than a bilingual education. The top three policies I would propose to the local school board for dual-language immersion would be: academic/ cognitive enrichment, enhanced intercultural relations, and competence in two languages. The program provides the same academic content and addresses the equivalent standards as other educational programs. The dual-language immersion program will hopefully close the academic achievement

    • 725 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Dual language education benefits both English dominant students and English language learners with a goal of helping students to become bilingual, bicultural and biliterate. This paper will explore the Implications of Dual Language Immersion programs in US schools. While dual-language education has existed in the United States for roughly two centuries, and it reached its height of popularity in the 1970s, the use of dual-language education in public schools has declined significantly in recent

    • 936 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    language immersion program. This program would facilitate learning of both the English and French language, as well as the separate traditions and cultures of each. Programs like this are still around today, teaching many different language combinations. Elementary age children are put in a classroom to learn different skills, such as English, mathematics, history, and reading. Is this a time when they should be learning another language as well? Studies have been done on language immersion programs

    • 887 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Good Essays

    Potowoski was grounded on a study involving High school graduates whom had completed a dual immersion program. A dual immersion program might have different names that people refer to them as. I have heard such names as two-way immersion or, even two-way bilingual immersion. They are the same program. They include native English-speaking students and native speakers of a foreign language. The goals of dual immersion programs are to develop bilingualism, academic achievement, and of course cross-cultural

    • 993 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    The Debate Over Bilingual Education and Immersion Programs In recent years, the debate over whether bilingual education or immersion programs (such as English for Speakers of Other Languages) better serve the needs of limited-English-proficient (LEP) students in the United States has been heating up. The increasing need for such services insights passionate supporters and opposition to rise up against one another in the fight over which is better. Advocates of bilingual education stress the

    • 3684 Words
    • 15 Pages
    • 15 Works Cited
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Two-way bilingual immersion programs not only create higher achieving students, but also more equipped and confident students. Academically, TWBI students receive higher grades because of the curriculum. Furthermore, 87% to 93% of past TWBI students stated they would not drop out (Lindholm-Leary). Indeed, the knowledge gained allows students to become more resilient, adapting to the new language; independent, figuring out the language themselves; and confident, taking pride in bilingualism. The TWBI

    • 954 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    What Christensen means is that using the words “disruptive innovation” in a non-jargon way is very difficult, as even Uber, the company most pointed to by many as the epitome of a disruptive company cannot even be defined as disruptive. Perhaps he is implying that the misuse of certain words can be equated to jargon, such as when people in everyday conversation refer to Uber as a “disruptive” company. Because of this, Christensen believes that the mantra that commands: “Disrupt or be disrupted” can

    • 873 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Cultural Immersion

    • 688 Words
    • 3 Pages

    learning how to hold a pencil. It was my own personal form of getting out of the Bronx; getting away from the gunshots and machetes. However, I’ve realized that in my writing I always talk about an escape. I write about the sweet taste of cultural immersion. I romanticized my Spanish-Hispanic-Lebanese roots, and I aspired. I shot for the stars and reached NYU, but my plan has always been to reach farther. Florence is rich with the culture I am hungry for and I’m interested in it for the fall term because

    • 688 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Good Essays

    Walrath, & McBride, 2014). The English language is taking over, so what, you may ask, is the point of putting in the energy to learn a second language? Why should you enrol your child in a language immersion school program? Well, as an English Canadian, learning a second language through an immersion program comes with a collection of cognitive benefits that can influence a variety of things, including mental health, academic performance, and employability, not to mentions that it plays a vital part

    • 2178 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    The goals for students in dual language education programs include high levels of bilingualism and biliteracy, academic achievement, and cross-cultural competence for all students (Lindholm-Leary, 2012). Dual language immersion programs integrate language and academic content instruction in English and a partner language to promote bilingualism and biliteracy. Heritage languages refer to the languages spoken by immigrants and their children and has recently come to be

    • 1148 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Decent Essays
Previous
Page12345678950