Dual Language Program
Programa Lenguaje DualAn Enriched Educational Program~Un programa de enriquecimiento educativo."One child, two languages, A gateway to a multicultural world". "Un niño, dos idiomas, el camino hacia un mundo multicultural".
East Central ISD Dual Language~Two-Way Immersion Program is an educational model that integrates native English speakers of another language for all the school day. The goals of two-way immersion education at ECISD are:
- To promote high academic achievement for all students
- To develop first and second language skills
- To promote-cross cultural understanding for all students
Language learning will take place primarily through content instruction in the two-way immersion program. Academic subjects will be taught to all students in both English and Spanish. As students and teachers work to perform academic tasks, the students' language abilities are developed, along with their knowledge of content area subject matter.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
Programa de Ingles como Segunda Indioma
Proficiency in English is crucial to achieving successful learning outcomes in all areas of the curriculum. The English as a Second Language (ESL) Program focuses on improving educational opportunities and outcomes for English Language Learners (ELLs) by providing resources that develop English language competence and facilitate participation in mainstream educational activities. The Bilingual/ESL Department supports schools in the development and implementation of appropriate teaching and learning programs for students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.