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HOW IT WORKS

 

international economical technology online engaging dual language school, How it works, IdealSchool, IdealSchool

It is an interactive dual language school with real-time instruction by a professional teacher.

international economical technology online engaging dual language school, How it works, IdealSchool, IdealSchool
Each native English-speaking student is paired with a native Spanish-speaking student for “partner practice”.

 

international economical technology online engaging dual language school, How it works, IdealSchool, IdealSchool

Each pair of partners is paired with another pair of partners for small group practice.

 

international economical technology online engaging dual language school, How it works, IdealSchool, IdealSchool

For each concept taught by the teacher, the whole class performs practice together.

international economical technology online engaging dual language school, How it works, IdealSchool, IdealSchool

The teacher is able to see and hear all student practice in real time and she gives feedback and correction when appropriate.

 

international economical technology online engaging dual language school, How it works, IdealSchool, IdealSchool

The following subjects are taught in English DAILY:

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar

 

international economical technology online engaging dual language school, How it works, IdealSchool, IdealSchool

The following subjects are taught in Spanish DAILY:

  • Science
  • Social studies
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar

international economical technology online engaging dual language school, How it works, IdealSchool, IdealSchool

Every month your student will be given formal assessments in:

  • English language arts
  • Spanish language arts
  • Math

international economical technology online engaging dual language school, How it works, IdealSchool, IdealSchool

The student’s parent or guardian will be given a report after every set of assessments and will conference with the teacher.

 

EXPECTATIONS

Grades are based on daily formative assessment and monthly summative assessments.

Standards-based scale:

  • 4pts. = exceeding
  • 3pts. = meeting
  • 2pts. = approaching
  • 1pt  . = beginning

Students are expected to:

  • Actively participate in all aspects of learning
  • Use the target language during class discussions and activities
  • Use technology appropriately and to interact appropriately with peers and staff members

Facts about 50/50 two-way dual language

1. What is dual language?

Dual language is a form of bilingual education in which students are taught literacy and content in two languages.

2. What does two-way mean?

Two-way dual language programs enrol balance of native English speakers and native speakers of the partner language.

3. What does 50/50 mean?

The partner language and English are used equally throughout the program.

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