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Schools Worth Visiting

Language Learning Engages Houston Students

I recently had the chance to visit Herrera Elementary School and Mandarin Immersion Magnet School in the Houston Independent School District. Here, I share a brief outline of what I saw along with a number of photos.

Leadership

Preparing #LifeReady Students Through World Language

By: Renee A. Foose, Ed.D. The Howard County Public School System built a World Language Program its so students can enter today’s increasingly globalized world with in-demand, marketable skills and the cultural competency for college and careers.

EdTech

7 Best Listening Resources for Language Learners

By: Peter McGovern. The ability to listen is a crucial skill for many things in life, but especially for anyone learning another language. A world language teacher shares seven listening resources he has found successful when teaching language learners of all levels.