Dual Language Immersion Program


El Programa de Inmersión en Lengua Dual (ILD) de las Escuelas Comunitarias de Muncie (ECM) educa a los estudiantes bilingües emergentes para alcanzar la excelencia académica en español e inglés. Desarrolla las competencias interculturales necesarias para tener éxito en una sociedad multicultural y en una economía global.

The Dual Language Immersion program at West View Elementary is an in-depth English-Spanish curriculum that begins in kindergarten, enabling students to develop proficiency in both languages. It's proven to strengthen academic achievement and cultivate an understanding and appreciation of different cultures. Other benefits include:

 

  • Memoria de trabajo mejorada y intervalo de atención
  • Mejores habilidades para resolver problemas
  • Habilidades de alfabetización más sólidas
  • Habilidades de comunicación mejoradas
  • El futuro aumentó las oportunidades de becas y la empleabilidad
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  • Improved working memory and attention span
  • Better problem-solving skills
  • Stronger literacy skills
  • Improved communication skills
  • Future increased scholarship opportunities and employability

El programa está dirigido por un grupo dedicado de apasionados instructores de lengua dual, entre ellos Kelsey Pavelka, uno de los nueve profesores de Indiana seleccionados como “Profesora Sobresaliente” por la Asociación Americana de Maestros de Español y Portugués.

The program is conducted by a dedicated group of passionate dual language instructors, including Kelsey Pavelka, one of just nine teachers in Indiana selected as an "Outstanding Teacher" by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. 

“I love the program’s mission and vision, and I’m proud to help children develop the cross-cultural competencies needed to succeed in a multicultural society and global economy.”
- Kelsey Pavelka, WVE Dual Language Teacher

"My daughter is a high achiever and I credit the Dual Language Immersion program for instilling these basics to make learning more fun and interesting."
- Monique Mitchell, parent

"I highly recommend the program to anyone... watching them learn to process and translate at such an early age is amazing."
- Gisela Hernandez, parent

For more information, click on the brochure link below. To apply for the program, click here.