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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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5 Favorite Apps for PBL Language Learning

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Using Project-Based Learning to Teach World Languages

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Why don't US elementary schools teach foreign language?

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

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Using Project-Based Learning to Teach World Languages

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Why don't US elementary schools teach foreign language?

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Escuelas sin Fronteras

Edutopia senior fellow Milton Chen on forging better relationships between U.S. and Latin American schools.

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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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Should We Give Up on Foreign Language Programs?

Ed policy blogger Claus von Zastrow defends foreign language programs and explains why it's important that schools keep them.

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Kyle Pace on PDopia: Planning the Perfect PD

Guest blogger Kyle Pace on how to plan the perfect PD.

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How to Connect Your Foreign Language Students with the World

1. Find Native Speakers

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Global Language Education: Learning the Lingo

A sampling of schools that take foreign language teaching to task.

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Why We Should Learn Other Languages

Learning a language not one's own is still among the most powerful forces in education.

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High School Education Takes on a Global Dimension
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High School Education Takes On a Global Dimension

New doors open as these students learn an international perspective reinforced by four years of language study, global videoconferences, and travel abroad.

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Summer Learning Through Film

Guest blogger Eileen Mattingly suggests three foreign films - 'Whale Rider,' 'Please Vote for Me,' and 'Like Stars on Earth' - as fun starting points for globally-focused summer learning activities.

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How to Connect Your Foreign Language Students with the World

1. Find Native Speakers

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Global Language Education: Learning the Lingo

A sampling of schools that take foreign language teaching to task.

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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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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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Timely Tips: News You Can Use in Your Classroom

These articles offer practical advice for responding to current events.

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