Ogden schools promote dual-language immersion education
April 28, 2017
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — It was dress rehearsal in the gym at T.O. Smith Elementary School and a hesitant pair of apple trees stood onstage next to Dorothy, Toto and the Scarecrow.
"Throw the apples!" teacher and director Amy Dunn said. "Go ahead, throw them!"
The two little trees pulled Styrofoam apples that were attached to their shirts with Velcro and tossed them softly at their classmates.
It could have been any "The Wizard of Oz" production, but it wasn't — the Cowardly Lion, the Tin Man and the Scarecrow all spoke Spanish.
Dunn said this is the first time T.O. Smith is putting on a dual...