World Language

Articles: World Language

Houston ISD’s new Arabic language immersion school will join the district’s Spanish and Mandarin programs.
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."
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.
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.
Ed Finkel
As the “globe” walks into this district, STEM and language programs are strengthened

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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