HudsonWay Immersion School Blog

August 18, 2020

The Gifted Child: Born or Bred?

Are children born gifted? What can we do as parents to nurture a child’s potential for giftedness?
August 18, 2020

How Do We Develop Mandarin Literacy in a Chinese Immersion School?

Mandarin literacy is uniquely challenging, especially in a non-Chinese speaking environment. At HudsonWay Immersion School, we understand the hurdles.
August 17, 2020

How Can a Dual Immersion Preschool Meet the Social-Emotional Needs of a Child Before He/She Can Communicate?

Social-emotional needs can be met even if a child is in an environment where he or she does not speak the language.
August 17, 2020

Bilingual Language Development During the Preschool Years: What Can I Expect From My 2, 3 or 4 Year-old in a Dual Immersion Preschool Environment?

It’s natural for parents to wonder what their children can learn in a bilingual or immersion preschool. Much will depend on the amount of exposure and quality of the program.
August 14, 2020

Using a Multi-disciplinary Project-based Approach to Teaching Content in Spanish Immersion

At HWIS, students are engaged, learn a challenging core curriculum and develop Spanish and English bilingual and bi-literate skills.
August 13, 2020

The Theory and Practice of Fostering Critical Thinking in a Language Immersion Environment

As an immersion early child educator, how does one develop critical thinking in young children when a second language is just being imparted?
August 13, 2020

How Creative Curriculum Supports Early Language Immersion for All Constituents – Students, Teachers and Parents

HudsonWay Immersion School uses Creative Curriculum® to teach its Early Childhood language immersion program.
August 12, 2020

How we successfully integrate students new to immersion in the elementary grades 

Over the years at HudsonWay Immersion School, we have had several students join our Spanish immersion program in elementary school with little to no Spanish background.