This cutting edge program will afford the opportunity for native English speaking students and native speakers of other languages to learn Spanish! The students will receive instruction in both Spanish and English throughout the day in core academic areas. Dual Immersion Programs have been gaining in popularity nationwide recently and research has overwhelmingly indicated the benefits of such programs. Some of the benefits are:
- Students develop a high level of literacy in their primary language and in a second language.
- Students demonstrate positive cross-cultural attitudes and behaviors.
- Research has shown that student in Dual Immersion Kindergarten Programs have an increased level of achievement on Standardized Tests throughout their elementary experience.
- Cognitive development and critical thinking skills are utilized and well developed by learning a second language at an early age.