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FOREIGN LANGUAGE INITIATIVE

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Foreign Language Initiative (FLES)

Click here to see the FLES implementation plan.

Click here to see a VIDEO of the FLES program.


    1.          Enhance brain development
    2.          Increase creativity and problem solving skills
    3.          Improve memory
    4.          Increase awareness and appreciation of other cultures
    5.          Initiatie a lifelong ability to communicate in a global sociatey
    6.          Cultivate a desire to continue the sutdy of a second language, and possibly other languages
    7.          Enhance development of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in  both English and Spanish
    8.          Support other academic content areas
    9.          Build language prodicincy with each new year of study
    10.          Further achievement toward state and national language standards


The Dobbs Ferry Schools Foundation provided a total of $200,000 for each of the four years to the District, so that the foreign language program in Springhurst could be enhanced. The Foundation believes in the benefits of a FLES (Foreign Language in Elementary Schools) program, including improved competence and confidence in another language and a greater knowledge, understanding and respect for other cultures that stems from this competence. Our support for this program was in keeping with the strategic goals defined by the administration and our desire to work in concert with the District to continuously enhance the opportunities given to Dobbs Ferry students.


To show your support for this initiative, please consider making a contribution to the Foreign Language Initiative (FLES) at Springhurst Elementary School.  Please click on  "donate" below to donate online via credit card with PayPal‚Äôs secure server.

    

If you have any questions regarding the FLES program, please contact Carolyn Bloom at cbloom@dfsfoundation.org

Thank you!

 



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