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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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Why don't US elementary schools teach foreign language?

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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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Twenty Ideas for Engaging Projects

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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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Timely Tips: News You Can Use in Your Classroom

These articles offer practical advice for responding to current events.

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English-Language Learners Deserve to Be Understood

To engage ELL students, nurture their native languages.

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English-Language Learners Deserve to Be Understood

To engage ELL students, nurture their native languages.

88 2,242 views
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Timely Tips: News You Can Use in Your Classroom

These articles offer practical advice for responding to current events.

1,986 views
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Global Language Education: Learning the Lingo

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

28 1,494 views
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The Berkeley World Language Project Connects on G+

Google+ seems like a natural social medium for world language educators to learn together, support each other, and connect globally with resources.

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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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How to Connect Your Foreign Language Students with the World

1. Find Native Speakers

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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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