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"Over nearly half a century, research on language immersion education has heralded benefits such as academic achievement, language and literacy development in two or more languages, and cognitive skills. This research also exposes some of the challenges that accompany the immersion model, with its multilayered agenda of language, literacy What the Research Says about Immersion" by Tara Williams Fortune, Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota. and intercultural skills development during subject matter learning. This chapter outlines key findings for both advantages and challenges."

Blue Ribbon Academy is committed to providing a multi language learning environment to our children, to keeping them open minded and giving them the opportunity to better understand and embrace the differences and uniqueness of multiple cultures.

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