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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

World Languages

Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in world languages.
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assess the reading process

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Do's & Don'ts For Teaching English-Language Learners

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assess the reading process

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Do's & Don'ts For Teaching English-Language Learners

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The Elephant in the Language Classroom

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Fostering Relationships in the Classroom

Blogger Larry Ferlazzo and fellow teacher Katie Hull Sypnieski, in another excerpt from their book "The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide," share six fun ways to help students develop positive, trusting and enriching classroom relationships.

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Telling Isn't Teaching: The Fine Art of Coaching

Blogger Richard L. Curwin compares coaching to teaching, and describes the benefits of modeling and repetitive practice over simply telling a student what to do.

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Neuroscience and the Bilingual Brain

Blogger Judy Willis shares neuroscientific research suggesting that children growing up bilingual develop better focus and judgment.

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Do's & Don'ts For Teaching English-Language Learners

In an excerpt from his book with fellow teacher Katie Hull Sypnieski, blogger Larry Ferlazzo looks at a few basic ways to reach students who are learning English as well as the subject at hand.

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Three Ideas for 21st-Century Global Curriculum

Blogger Terry Heick asks what it means to globalize education and then describes what a global curriculum might look like and how it might work.

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Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes

Blogger and PBL specialist Andrew Miller offers an array of creative suggestions for using Quick Response codes in the classroom. (Updated 01/2014)

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Fifth Graders Go Global with Holiday Card Exchange

Students in Donna Roman's fifth grade class shared holiday cards with students in Taiwan.

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Fostering Relationships in the Classroom

Blogger Larry Ferlazzo and fellow teacher Katie Hull Sypnieski, in another excerpt from their book "The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide," share six fun ways to help students develop positive, trusting and enriching classroom relationships.

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Increase Student Engagement by Getting Rid of Textbooks

Shelly Blake-Plock weighs in on increasing student engagement by getting rid of textbooks.

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10 Social Media Tips for Reaching World Language Learners

Guest blogger Sarah Wike Loyola, known for using authentic materials in her Spanish classes, explores ten ways that social media can engage a generation of students who prefer creative and collaborative learning over memorizing vocabulary lists.

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The Elephant in the Language Classroom

Collaborative learning should be an essential element for world language teachers who want their students to understand, enjoy, and use that new language.

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The Great World Language Debate du Jour: Grammar vs. Communication

Guest blogger Sarah Wike Loyola explains how learning another language is different from learning about that language, describes ACTFL's current guidelines, and offers five steps for planning your next world language unit.

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Neuroscience and the Bilingual Brain

Blogger Judy Willis shares neuroscientific research suggesting that children growing up bilingual develop better focus and judgment.

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Mix It Up! Authentic Activities for the World Language Classroom

Teaching world language through the interpretative, interpersonal, and presentational modes, Sarah Loyola uses edtech and social media to keep it authentic for her students.

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