Foreign Languages

Curriculum Opinion Identity, Storytelling, and Culturally Responsive Teaching
Guest blogger Michelle Nicola shares how diverse stories can be powerful classroom tools that can awaken students' perceptions of themselves and the world.
Michelle Nicola, June 28, 2019
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Equity & Diversity Opinion Language Immersion Is for All Students
Guest blogger Camilla Modesitt explains why foreign-language-immersion programs should be available to all students.
Camilla Modesitt, May 10, 2019
3 min read
Classroom Technology Opinion How Tech Tools Can Engage Foreign Language Students
Use this model to integrate technology into your classroom for deep student engagement, says guest blogger Adam Ross.
Adam Ross, May 7, 2019
5 min read
Student Well-Being Opinion The Value of Middle School Travel Programs
How middle school travel can benefit all students, including those learning a second language.
Heather Singmaster, February 14, 2019
7 min read
International Opinion Valuing Our English Language Learners by Learning to Listen
The value that English Language Learners bring to the classroom and the country.
Wendi Pillars, August 29, 2018
6 min read
Social Studies Few Texas High Schools Fulfill Voter Registration Law
A majority of Texas high schools fail to obtain and distribute voter registration applications to eligible students, a new analysis concludes.
Stephen Sawchuk, August 8, 2018
1 min read
Curriculum California Aims to Make (Even) More Students Multilingual
The Golden State plans to triple the number of students who are proficient in a language other than English over the next 12 years.
Brenda Iasevoli, June 28, 2018
3 min read
International Opinion Six Core Practices for Early Language Learners
Key strategies for the foreign language classroom.
June 7, 2018
7 min read
Teaching Profession Opinion Teaching Controversial Topics in the Classroom
How to tackle controversial subjects in the classroom.
Kaitlin E. Thomas, May 31, 2018
3 min read
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Curriculum Commentary We Should Teach Math Like It's a Language
Solving the nation's math problem requires a new approach, writes Jeannine Diddle Uzzi of the University of Southern Maine.
Jeannine Diddle Uzzi, May 29, 2018
4 min read
International Opinion Immersion is Critical in the Middle School Years
For students to keep their language skills and become fluent, they need to continue learning a language through middle school.
Camilla Modesitt, May 15, 2018
5 min read
Teaching Profession Opinion Seven Essential Components for Successful Dual Language Programs
A Fulbright Distinguished teacher shares her thoughts on the key factors of a successful dual language program.
May 1, 2018
7 min read
College & Workforce Readiness Opinion K-12 Study Abroad Linked With Improved Learning Outcomes
New data shows the power of study abroad for DC Public School students.
Laura Engel, March 29, 2018
7 min read
Curriculum Leader To Learn From Small Town Schools Chief Bridges Cultures Through Language Learning
Michelle Saylor, the superintendent in Bellefonte, Pa., has brought robust foreign-language learning to her district, part of her robust vision to teach global citizenship. She is recognized as a 2018 Leader To Learn From.
Stephen Sawchuk, February 21, 2018
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