Sunday, January 21, 2018
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Students’ response to Hurricane María teaches global competency

Russell Independent's Catherine Del Valle shares how she used a natural disaster in Puerto Rico to teach her students global competency skills and help out struggling schools on the island.

Going global? Check out these events

Whether you’re a classroom teacher, an experienced world language teacher or global competency guru at your school, Global Collaboration Day is for your students. The day is an opportunity for students to get involved with their world and practice these principles right from their classroom.

Applications due for Teachers of Critical Languages Program

Apply now to host a Teachers of Critical Languages Program teacher from China, Egypt or Morocco for the 2018-19 school year.

The benefits of biliteracy

New programs in two school districts are recognizing students who are proficient in more than one language.

Using global competencies to drive three-dimensional science instruction

KDE's Carly Baldwin explains how she used the annual migration of monarch butterflies to bring global competency into her science classroom. to make for a richer experience.

UK Confucius Institute offering seminars, resources for K-12 schools

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute’s K-12 Chinese Language, Culture Development and Enhancement Program is designed to help Kentucky schools develop Chinese language and culture study curriculum.

Spanish meets STEAM: World language, culture and coding

Fayette County's Jennifer Kennedy shares how her students – ranging from kindergarten to 5th grade – not only learned how to code, but also combined Spanish language skills with culture.

Hutchins, Leet, Dailey receive top KWLA awards

Christine Hutchins, a teacher of Chinese at St. Francis School in Louisville, is the 2017 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association’s Outstanding Teacher Award. She began her teaching career at DuPont Manual High School (Jefferson County).

Join the ACTFL conference in November

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages' annual conference is set for Nov. 17-19 at the Music City Center, in Nashville, Tenn.

Explore global education opportunities

Global education opportunities are being provided by Classroom 2.0, which is a free, community-supported social network for those interested in Web 2.0, social media, and participative technologies in the classroom.