Immersion Research-to-Action Briefs
CARLA's new series of annual Immersion Research-to-Action Briefs provides a readily digestible means of keeping educators informed about ongoing research in the field of language immersion education that has implications for their daily practice.
Preschool Immersion Education in Persian
Sept 2016. Dr. Bita Payesteh (Texas Woman's University) and Dr. Tara Fortune (University of Minnesota) highlight findings of Payestah's research on heritage language learners in an immersion preschool indicating that 100% Persian-medium education was not detrimental to children's English language development.
At Risk and High Performing Immersion Learners
Sept 2015. For the inaugural Brief, Dr. Renée Bourgoin (University of New Brunswick, Canada) drew upon her dissertation research that investigated at risk and typically developing readers’ use of reading strategies in Gr. 3 French immersion classrooms.