Bilingual is Better

Melanie McGrath

Coordinator of Dual Immersion and transitional bilingual education programs in Southern California. She provides professional development training and assistance to parents, bilingual teachers and administrators in the areas of biliteracy development, bilingual program design and English language development. Melanie can also be found blogging on Multilingual Mania.

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Ask an Expert: What are the Advantages/Disadvantages of Full Immersion versus Half Immersion Language Schools?

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Editors Note: This post was originally published January 13,2010. Today´s question was sent by Chris Cannon: “What are the advantages/disadvantagesRead More ...

Ask An Expert: Waldorf School or Dual Language Immersion?


“I have a great dilemma. I have the privilege of having a dual immersion Spanish school program and a WaldorfRead More ...

Ask an Expert: How can I make dual language education a more positive experience for my child?


“I am writing to get advice. We are a English speaking family. I do not speak Spanish. My child, RonnieRead More ...

Ask an Expert: How can I help my daughter catch up with Spanish in school


“We recently moved to California from the east coast and took the opportunity to try a Spanish immersion program forRead More ...

Ask an Expert: How can I encourage my son to read in Spanish if we don’t speak the language?


“My son is in the third grade at a public language immersion school. He is at or above grade levelRead More ...

Ask an Expert: My Student Is Refusing to Speak His Native Language


The following question was sent by Ellen, a teacher who’s concerned her student is refusing to speak Spanish. “A Spanish-speakingRead More ...

Ask an Expert: Full Immersion versus Half Immersion Language Schools


This week’s Ask an Expert is a very special one since we are welcoming a new expert to our wonderfulRead More ...

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