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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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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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Creative Strategies for Reading Authentic Texts in Other Languages

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Twenty Ideas for Engaging Projects

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Fostering Relationships in the Classroom

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Teaching basic English conversation skills

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Fostering Relationships in the Classroom

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English-Language Learners Deserve to Be Understood

To engage ELL students, nurture their native languages.

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Virtual Learning Is an Antidote to School Closure

The simulated shutdown of a Chicago school demonstrates that a swine flu outbreak or other emergency needn't infect the learning environment.

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Passing Along a Love of Learning

Newbie teacher Jean Klasovsky brings French to inner-city Hispanic students and is rethinking how to engage her students.

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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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Success Spoken Here: Preparing Citizens of the World
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Success Spoken Here: Preparing Citizens of the World

For more than 12 years, Seattle's John Stanford International School has been a model for international schools, immersing its elementary students in global awareness and achieving academically as well.

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Using Foreign Language as a Bridge to Learning in the Classroom
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Ohayo, Portland: Using Foreign Language as a Bridge to Learning

A partial-immersion K-12 Japanese-language program teaches students that it's easy to make friends if you speak the same tongue.

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High School Integrated Studies Program Enriches Learning through Technology and Media
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Integrated Studies in Honolulu: Moanalua High School

At this Hawaiian high school, students use multimedia tools to shoot, edit, and narrate works on topics such as child labor.

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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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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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Kyle Pace on PDopia: Planning the Perfect PD

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

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High School Integrated Studies Program Enriches Learning through Technology and Media
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Integrated Studies in Honolulu: Moanalua High School

At this Hawaiian high school, students use multimedia tools to shoot, edit, and narrate works on topics such as child labor.

695 views
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Virtual Learning Is an Antidote to School Closure

The simulated shutdown of a Chicago school demonstrates that a swine flu outbreak or other emergency needn't infect the learning environment.

5 596 views
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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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Passing Along a Love of Learning

Newbie teacher Jean Klasovsky brings French to inner-city Hispanic students and is rethinking how to engage her students.

456 views

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