It is an interactive dual language school with real-time instruction by a professional teacher.
Each native English-speaking student is paired with a native Spanish-speaking student for “partner practice”.
Each pair of partners is paired with another pair of partners for small group practice.
For each concept taught by the teacher, the whole class performs practice together.
The teacher is able to see and hear all student practice in real time and she gives feedback and correction when appropriate.
The following subjects are taught in English DAILY:
The following subjects are taught in Spanish DAILY:
Every month your student will be given formal assessments in:
The student’s parent or guardian will be given a report after every set of assessments and will conference with the teacher.
Grades are based on daily formative assessment and monthly summative assessments.
Students are expected to:
Dual language is a form of bilingual education in which students are taught literacy and content in two languages.
Two-way dual language programs enrol balance of native English speakers and native speakers of the partner language.
The partner language and English are used equally throughout the program.