World Language

Articles: World Language

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
Foreign language teachers are cultivating global competence in today's classrooms. Above, educators interact at last year’s conference of the American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
10/10/2014
Monica Rhor
Studying foreign cultures prepares students for interconnected world
The Kent School District in Washington has more diversity in its student body, greater achievement and better technology, in major part due to Superintendent Edward Lee Vargas.
1/14/2014
Ed Finkel
As the “globe” walks into this district, STEM and language programs are strengthened
Utah elementary school students spend half their instructional time in English and half in a world language.
10/25/2013
Angela Pascopella
State stresses bilingualism as sure route to work and careers around the globe

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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
The principles of successful digital integration into classroom instruction are at work in Wade King Elementary School