Learn how dual-language education can foster bilingualism and biliteracy, enhancing students' awareness of cultural diversity while leveling up academic achievement.
- Pairing little kids with big ones to read together builds more than literacy skills; it fosters relationships that benefit everyone involved.
- By acting out their own stories, young children develop a deeper understanding of character, setting, and language.
- Research shows that students can benefit cognitively, socially, and academically from instruction in two languages.
- When teachers strive for more equity in the classroom, all students can contribute and feel a sense of belonging.
- At a bilingual school in Chicago, first-grade teachers swap classrooms so students get lessons in both Mandarin and English.