ONE-WAY

Also called Immersion

Description & Goals
  • Proficiency and academic study in a target language
  • Target Students
  • Non-speakers of target language in grades K-8
  • Instructional Setting
  • Target language is used for all academic instruction(with the exception of language arts in English)
  • Maintain a ratio of target language use to English as high as 80/20 throughout elementary grades
  • Teacher Requirements
  • Bilingual Auth/BCLAD/BCC
  • KEY CHARACTERISTICS OF ALL
    QUALITY LANGUAGE LEARNING MODELS


    Regardless of the specific program model, the key characteristics summarized below should be reflected across all language learning options:

    • Integration of language and culture
    • Active engagement and meaningful interaction
    • Contrastive analysis to build linguistic and cultural diversity within an affirming climate
    • Standards-aligned curriculum and high quality instructional materials, as well as exposure to authentic language models and texts.
    • Valid and appropriate assessment
    • Age appropriate instruction differentiated and scaffolded for different levels of language proficiency
    • Systemic professional development and support for teachers
    • Use of technology integrated into teaching and learning