Dual immersion vs bilingual educaon what are the

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Unformatted text preview: ion (or dual immersion) – Programs that give equal emphasis to English and a non- English language and in which one to two thirds of the students are na,ve speakers of the non- English language, with the remainder being na,ve speakers of English. Dual immersion at work hMp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XzxdDQwINk&feature=related Does dual immersion work? •  Santa Ana's dual- immersion, or two- way, approach mixes na,ve English and Spanish speakers in the same classrooms so they serve as models for their peers as they learn each other's language. Cri,cs say the program is a poorly disguised version of bilingual educa,on since the Santa Ana program has many more Spanish speakers than na,ve English ones. •  Since the program started in Santa Ana six years ago, the first group of students to learn un...
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