Dual Language is rolling into Year Three!
The 2019-2020 school year was the inaugural year for Wahluke School District's dual-language program with our first cohort of kindergarten students starting at Mattawa Elementary.
This school year the first cohort moved up to second grade, the second cohort moved up to first grade, and the third kindergarten cohort began.
Amy BareEnglish Lead
Rosalia TapiaSpanish Lead
Rene HudginsEnglish Lead
Flor FernandezSpanish Lead
Cherice ZirkerEnglish Lead
Maggie CelayaSpanish Lead
Here is just a sample schedule of what a dual language student's day might look like.
OSPI Dual Language Resources
Center for Applied Linguistics
Ser bilingüe en español e inglés: ¿Por qué es importante? ¿Qué podemos hacer los padres? (Univision)
Las ventajas de un cerebro bilingüe (video)
The multiple benefits of Dual Language
Is there an academic advantage to being bilingual?
Students learning English benefit more in two-language instructional programs than English immersion, Stanford research finds