The Dual-Curriculum Advantage

By the middle of first grade, you can see two students sitting cross-legged across from one another in our classrooms, giggling as they read a Hebrew language book aloud. You also will find the same two students working on a literacy project in English with equivalent ease, enthusiasm and joy. To an outsider, this appears somewhat miraculous: How is it possible that, only a few months into the school year, a bunch of 6-year-olds are reading, writing and beginning to hold conversations in two languages and on grade level?

Read our Head of School Ruth Gafni’s most recent article, “The Dual-Language Curriculum Advantage”, published this month in the prestigious Parents League of New York 2018 Review, a digest of essential articles on parenting and education written by leading educators, academics, psychologists, and writers.

Click here to read the article.

 

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