Dual Language & Immersion Parent Support

The Department of Language and Culture is excited to release the following videos below for parents and guardians to support language learning. The videos focus on a wide range of topics including: sustaining engagement in Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese in the remote setting, describing information regarding the transition from elementary Spanish Dual to junior high, and exploring language opportunities during high school and beyond. For over 25 years, District 54 has ensured student success in the Dual and Immersion programs and is committed to serving the students and families.

Watch these videos to learn how to support your child in the target language!

Making It to the Finish Line (Kinder – 2nd grade)

Learn more about strategies to support the whole child in the target language. (presented in English)

Making It to the Finish Line (3rd – 8th grade)

Learn more about strategies to support the whole child in the target language. (presented in English)

Junior High Spanish

Learn more about the Junior High Spanish Dual Language Program structure. 

Los beneficios de continuar el estudio de lenguaje

Obtenga más información sobre los beneficios a largo plazo de continuar con el estudio de idiomas en la escuela secundaria y más allá. (presentado en español)

Japanese Language and Literacy

Learn more about different writing systems in Japanese and features of the language.

Chinese Language and Literacy

Learn more about the different writing systems in Chinese and features of the language.

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