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Gilbert, Arizona adds Mandarin immersion program

June 10, 2014
Coronado School is opening a free Chinese Mandarin Program for kindergarten and first grade students beginning Fall 2014.
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They district did a very nice video introducing the program to families, which is a brilliant way to cheaply and easily get the information out to a broad range of families. Check it out here.
From the Gilbert district website:
What are the proven benefits of acquiring second language skills?
• High proficiency in the immersion language
• Performance on English standardized tests meets or exceeds non-immersion students
• Promotes greater cognitive flexibility, increased attention control, better memory, and superior problem solving skills
• Enhanced understanding of primary language
• Increased cultural sensitivity
• Better prepared for the future in a global society
Informational meetings
June 4 | 6 p.m. | Coronado School, 4333 S. De Anza Blvd.
June 24 | 6 p.m. | Coronado School, 4333 S. De Anza Blvd.
July 16 | 6 p.m. | Coronado School, 4333 S. De Anza Blvd.
For more information:Ting Sun 孙婷
(480) 279.6900
Assistant, Mandarin Immersion Program 中文沉浸式教学
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