Why Mandarin Immersion magnet school??
Originating from a progressive vision of Houston ISD, Mandarin Immersion Magnet School is one of the largest immersion schools teaching Mandarin in the US. Students are immersed in a culture-rich environment, allowing them to become bi-cultural bi-literate citizens.
What is the Utah Chinese dual immersion model??
The model that was selected as a starting point to best fit students’ needs was the Utah Chinese Dual Immersion Model. Mandarin Immersion Magnet School (MIMS), formally known as Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School (MCLIMS), is the first PreK–8 public school in Texas that is entirely dedicated to Mandarin immersion.
What grade do you learn Mandarin in China??
In Pre-Kindergarten-5th grade, students typically spend half of the instructional day in a Mandarin class and the remaining half in an English class with native speakers in each language.This balanced approach employs rigorous academic standards in core subjects while developing biliteracy and bilingualism.
What is the language immersion program??
Our language immersion program is designed to begin at a Pre-Kindergarten level and continues through the 8th grade. This program gives parents a bilingual educational option that will allow their children to increase career and economic opportunities in today's global economy.