MANDARIN IMMERSION

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The Mandarin Immersion Program at John Gill currently offers classes in Kindergarten through 2nd grade. For information on registering see the MI Registration Guide for SY2016-2017.   

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PROGRAM MODEL

Percentage of Instruction
  • K-1st grade: 80% Mandarin, 20% English
  • 2nd grade: 70% Mandarin, 30% English
  • 3rd grade: 60% Mandarin, 40% English
  • 4th-5th grade: 50% Mandarin, 50% English
  • 6th-8th grade: 20% Mandarin, 80% English

Program Elements

  • Simplified Chinese Characters
  • Integrated Instruction with language and content (Science, Social Science, Math, Literacy, Technology) taught together in a natural full immersion setting
  • Engaging and enriched educational learning experiences

Academic Program

PLAYTHRIVE MI AFTER SCHOOL

The Mandarin immersion after school program at John Gill is run by PlayThrive and designed for children to explore, connect with one another, and develop a passion for lifelong learning. 

art class
Art Class
learning about weather
Learning About Weather
field trip
CuriOdyssey Field Trip
field trip
CuriOdyssey Field Trip