Research

What does research say about Dual Language Immersion?

 

Second Language Skills.  Students achieve high levels of proficiency in the immersion language.

 

Improved Performance on Standardized Tests.  Immersion students perform as well as or better than non-immersion students on standardized tests of English and math administered in English.

 

Enhanced Cognitive Skills.  Immersion students typically develop greater cognitive flexibility, demonstrating increased attention control, better memory, and superior problem solving skills as well as an enhanced understanding of their primary language. 

 

Increased Cultural Sensitivity.  Immersion students are more aware of and show more positive attitudes toward other cultures and an appreciation of other people. 

 
For more information on the benefits of Dual Language Immersion, please refer to the articles attached to this page.