Spotlight on Global Learning and Languages

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Global Learning and Languages

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The Education Week Spotlight on Global Learning and Languages is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Offering Mandarin and other foreign language courses
  • Building language-immersion programs
  • Making international connections through technology
  • Preparing students for learning in a bilingual and global society
  • Developing international exchange programs

You get the six articles below in a downloadable PDF. A great value!

International-student programs work well in Australia, thought Superintendent Clark Hults, so why not in the Adirondacks?
February 6, 2013 – Education Week

With China's growing power and influence on the global stage, efforts are burgeoning to promote teaching the official Chinese language in U.S. schools.
October 6, 2010 – Education Week

American students are teaming up online with classrooms around the world to learn valuable lessons about current events, economic trends, and cultural norms.
February 1, 2012 – Education Week

Delaware and Utah are funding foreign-language instruction at the elementary level in hopes of fostering achievement and economic growth.
December 5, 2012 – Education Week

Foreign-language education needs to change dramatically to become more useful for students in the global economy, David Young and J.B. Buxton write.
January 9, 2013 – Education Week

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