Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Language immersion in Kentucky

Jefferson County's Jacque Van Houten and Fayette County's Laura Roché Youngworth explain how immersion programs work and the benefits students are seeing in their schools.

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.

College Board Chinese Guest Teacher Program applications due

Apply now to host a Chinese guest teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Since 2007, the College Board Chinese Guest Teacher Program has placed more than 1,400 Chinese language and culture teachers to classrooms across the nation.

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.

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.

Join KWLA for its 2017 Fall Conference in September

The Kentucky World Language Association’s Annual Fall Conference is coming Sept. 21-23 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Louisville Airport.