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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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12 Fun Speaking Games for Language Learners

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12 Fun Speaking Games for Language Learners

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In Language Classrooms, Students Should Be Talking

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Gamifying Your World Language Classes

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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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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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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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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.

5 617 views
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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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Kyle Pace on PDopia: Planning the Perfect PD

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

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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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Escuelas sin Fronteras

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

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