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World Languages

Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in world languages.
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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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Students Owning Their Learning

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Increase Student Engagement by Getting Rid of Textbooks

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Why don't US elementary schools teach foreign language?

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PBL for Language Classes

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Increase Student Engagement by Getting Rid of Textbooks

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Mix It Up! Authentic Activities for the World Language Classroom

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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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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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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.

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Why I Became a Connected Educator

Don Doehla, co-director of UC Berkeley's East Bay World Language Project and facilitator of Edutopia's World Languages Group, shares the circumstances that led him to become a connected educator.

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International iPad Collaboration: Sharing Best Practices Across Language Barriers

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns looks beyond national borders and language barriers as she connects with likeminded educators to expand her professional learning network and share her passion for ed tech.

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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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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.

8 263 40,528 views
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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.

7 418 35,018 views
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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.

2 1,522 18,664 views
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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.

8 2,510 15,998 views
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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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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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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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