Daily Archives: February 9, 2017
In addition to speaking Spanish and English, students at Academia Semillas del Pueblo charter school in El Sereno take classes in Nahuatl. This Master’s Degree is aimed at international and Spanish university graduates from different academic backgrounds such as Pre-Primary and Primary Education, Engineering, and other graduates with an interest in bilingual teaching and in the CLIL approach.
California, Arizona and New Hampshire are the only other states in the nation to mandate English-only instruction, but when California voters go to the polls today to select the next president, they may also give schools more flexibility to open bilingual programs.
Collectively, a set of recent studies using experimental and quasi-experimental variation in exposure to bilingual education to estimate its causal impact suggests that while receiving some instruction in the native language might lower English-language skills initially, its impact on later English proficiency and achievement is not systematically better or worse …Read More