Inside a Family’s Year of Kindergarten Taught in Mandarin

As the number of dual immersion schools proliferate in California, many parents wonder if such programs are right for their child. How do children learn in two languages and does it help them academically?

Kids in kindergarten raising their arms to the cameraParents at a dual immersion school in Pasadena share the joys and anxieties of sending their children to kindergarten where teachers speak to them exclusively in Mandarin 90% of the school day.

Read Inside a Family’s Year of Kindergarten Taught in Mandarin by Maya Sugarman on KPCC’s Education webpage and be sure to check out the slideshow!

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