In this blog post Dr. José L. Medina, Director of Dual Language and Bilingual Education at CAL, shares his experience as an English learner entering school.
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This blog post addresses the importance of the 3 Pillars of Dual Language education.
English language learners can pick up English more quickly in dual language classrooms, according to a Rand study.
In this student blog post, the author shares how her command of Mandarin Chinese improved during a summer immersion experience and offers tips on how to use immersion practices.
In this blog post, the author shares her experiences on how bilingual programs provide safe spaces for English language learners and ultimately lead to improved achievement.
Chinese language courses are taught in all but one state, according to the National K-12 Foreign Language Enrollment Survey, which maps foreign language education trends.
The growth of language immersion programs has prompted the development of guidelines that help educators build effective programs.
A recent study suggests the brain can develop resources unique to different languages as the speaker learns them.
The best age to start learning a second language can vary significantly, depending on how the language is being learned.