Immersion programs

Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • An Experimental Language Immersion Program

    887 Words  | 4 Pages

    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

  • A Study On Dual Immersion Program

    993 Words  | 4 Pages

    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

  • Essay about The Debate Over Bilingual Education and Immersion Programs

    3684 Words  | 15 Pages

    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

  • Two-Way Billingual Immersion Programs Create Higher-Achieving Students

    954 Words  | 4 Pages

    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 program not

  • Hawaiian Language Immersion Program

    867 Words  | 4 Pages

    Did you ever experience having a family member be your teacher? Well, I have. My aunt, Kapolei Kiili was my teacher in Kindergarten and is now my teacher again in high school in the Hawaiian Language Immersion Program that I’ve been in since preschool. My parents chose this program for me because they wanted me to learn something that they couldn’t learn in their own childhood. My dad and my aunt grew up together from when they were babies. Having my aunt become my teacher has been a great experience

  • Explain In Detail The French Immersion Program

    590 Words  | 3 Pages

    Describe in detail the French Immersion Program for English Speaking students in Montreal and Quebec Canada. 100 words minimum. The French Immersion Program is a program that was started because parents in Canada wanted their English-speaking children to learn French to end segregation in the community. The Immersion program started in kindergarten, English-speaking children learned how to read in French first. Language arts in English was introduced in second grade. Students could ask questions

  • Dual Immersion Program : A Innovative Bilingual Education Program

    1348 Words  | 6 Pages

    Dual Immersion Program is one of the innovative bilingual education program, meaning what develops the high levels of academic proficiency in the students on both learning languages (Thomas and Collier 2002; Lindholm-Leary 2001)4. Other common used terminology used for one of the variations of this type of program model is Dual Language Program, Dual Language Immersion, Two-way Dual Language, One-way Dual Language, Partial Immersion, Full Immersion, etc. The instructional model of DIP promotes the

  • Integrating A Dual Language Immersion Program

    1262 Words  | 6 Pages

    “Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students a practical guide” I would develop a Two Way Dual language immersion K-12 program involving a Late Exit Transitional Bilingual Education element. I visualize a Dual Language Immersion as program that provides education in two languages for English speakers and non-native speakers of English. In a Two-Way ninety-ten system or program in which monolingual English-speaking students acquire the school curriculum together with non-native speakers of

  • Hawaiian Language Immersion Program: Personal Statement

    473 Words  | 2 Pages

    Being a student under the Hawaiian language Immersion program for my entire life not only allowed me to become fluent in the language of my people, it also allowed me to witness the injustice that dictates every aspect of their lives. From learning extensively about my heritage and the struggles of my ancestors, I recognized from a young age that this injustice emanates from institutions that intend to subjugate my people. The suffering of my people is embedded within my identity, and I will dedicate

  • Graduation Speech : The Spanish Immersion Program Essay

    1786 Words  | 8 Pages

    Growing up, I received a good education and was lucky enough to be included in the Spanish Immersion program. Here I was taught two languages at once. In Elementary School, I grew up speaking and learning in Spanish for half the day and the other half in English. I was also involved in Ignite, which was a program that you would attend for half the school day every two weeks, it was a program for “advanced” students, where you got to learn things that you would not normally do in your basic classes