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Program Background - Historia del programa

The Lawndale Dual Immersion program was first instituted in August 2006 at Mark Twain Elementary with the first Kindergarten class.

 

In 2012 the program expanded to middle school at Will Rogers Middle School.

 

The program expanded to two incoming Kindergarten classes in 2016.

Our Team - Nuestro equipo

Kinder - Sra. Guevara 

Kinder - Sra. Seto

1ro - Sra. Sanchez

1ro - Sra. Alvillar

2do - Sra. Grimm

3ro - Srta Hallsted

4to - Sra. Gomez

5to - Srta. Vera

 

Sra. Arce

Language Arts Specialist / Especialista de lectura 

 

Sra Jones

English Learner Instructional Resource / Maestra de recursos para el aprendizaje de inglés

Information

Vision

Lawndale supports and values bilingualism, biliteracy, cultural identity, and cross-cultural competence. Our vision for the Dual Immersion program is for our students to attain biliteracy and bilingualism with exceptional levels of academic excellence and social confidence to be competitive in the global community.

Visión

Lawndale apoya y valora el bilingüismo, la lectoescritura bilingüe, la identidad cultural y la competencia entre culturas. Nuestra visión para el programa de inmersión doble es que nuestros alumnos obtengan un bilingüismo y una capacidad de lectoescritura bilingüe con niveles excepcionales de excelencia académica y confianza social para ser competentes en una comunidad mundial.

Program Goals

LESD’s  Dual Immersion Program promotes the following goals for its students:

 

  • Bilingualism and Biliteracy - The development and maintenance of Spanish and English proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing

  • Multicultural Understanding - Students develop positive attitudes and appreciation toward world languages and cultures in our global society, promoting their involvement in world issues.

  • The integration of students with a wide range of abilities

  • A positive environment in which the minority language (Spanish) is respected and celebrated

  • Provide an opportunity for students to acquire a second language while maintaining their native language and culture.

  • Maintain academic performance at or above grade level in English and Spanish as measured by classroom grades, common assessments, benchmarks and state assessments.