World Language

Articles: World Language

Superintendent Debbi C. Burdick has brought her Arizona district's state ranking up to fifth out of 227.
4/13/2015
Ariana Rawls Fine
Superintendent Debbi C. Burdick boosts student achievement with world languages
St. Paul Public Schools has a large population of Hmong students, many of whom participate in a dual-language immersion program to learn their heritage language.
1/27/2015
Alison DeNisco
Community demand often leads schools to add classes in less-common languages, such as Hmong, Arabic, Hindi and Swahili
Houston ISD’s new Arabic language immersion school will join the district’s Spanish and Mandarin programs.
12/16/2014
Alison DeNisco
After Spanish, Arabic is the second-most common non-English language spoken at home for families in the district
An image from  Rourke Educational Media's "Symbols of Freedom."
10/13/2014
Ariana Rawls Fine
Focus on current events, immersion and business simulations added to curriculums

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Classroom interaction, combined with online activities, can greatly accelerate the learning process and reduce the time to English language proficiency for ESL students
11/1/2013
The principles of successful digital integration into classroom instruction are at work in Wade King Elementary School
12/1/2012