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.
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.
Designing Learning Environments that Ensure Success for English Language Learners
Amber Chandler sits down with Nicole Miller who is currently writing a curriculum to help define the classroom teacher’s role in an ENLs life and the significant impact our teaching and cultural responsiveness can have.
Using Exploratory Projects, Minecraft and Storytelling for Personalized World Language Learning
Elevate and Empower outlines a number of important ways that world languages teachers are taking the lead in the shift toward blended and competency-based learning. With coaching from teachers, students are personalizing their work, while also creating it within a classroom community using Minecraft, storytelling and exploratory projects.