The Benefits of Dual-Language Immersion Education – The Atlantic
Bilingual education facilitates connections beyond the confines of a classroom.
- Valeria Pelet: How did you get into teaching?
- Teresa Chávez: My first passion was poetry. When I was in college, I was also working as a teacher, but as a volunteer. After that, since I was trying to improve my Spanish and I was also clinging to the idea of studying the humanities, I decided to move to Costa Rica. I began to teach, and then I taught in Lima, in Peru, and then in Minneapolis. It was quite a long process to discover that I liked the field of teaching and education.
- Pelet: Why do you think bilingual education is important?….