Dual Language Immersion

Last Updated: 12/1/2020 10:26 PM

Dr. Katheryn Lindholm-Leary, one of the country’s leading experts on dual immersion programs defines them as:

"[In dual immersion programs] English-dominant and target-language-dominant students are purposefully integrated with the goals of developing bilingual skills, academic excellence, and positive cross-cultural and personal competency attitudes for both groups of students." (Lindholm-Leary, 2001 pg. 30)

In dual immersion programs, students learn content through both their native language and the target language.  Simultaneous translation is never used.  

 

Two elementary school boys reading a book

Jackson Hole High School Dual Immersion Students

Photo curtesy of Jackson Hole News and Guide

TCSD Dual Language Immersion Program In the News

Jackson Hole Magazine features TCSD #1 Dual Immersion program.

Jackson Hole News and Guide: Dual Immersion Reaches High School, September 27, 2017

 

INFO...

Dual Language Instruction (DLI)

Dual Language Enrollment

DLI FAQs

DLI Resources

Bilingual Pathway/Seal of Biliteracy

Contact Information for the Dual Immersion Program
Scott Eastman, Dual Immersion Coordinator
(307) 733-3020
Email: seastman@tcsd.org

 

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