Kentucky educators now have access to nine free Global Competence Modules that are self-directed and can be completed anywhere there is an internet connection. The eight modules and final review module help educators understand the concept of global education and how those ideas can translate into global lesson for all students in all content areas.
There are two regional professional learning opportunities available for world languages teachers in March.
Lauren Hines, a Spanish and global competency teacher at Murray High School (Murray Independent), shares how her global travel has impacted how students learn in her classroom.
Apply now to host a visiting teacher from Spain for the 2017-18 school year.
In this third article in a series of seven focusing on the core practices of world languages instruction, the 2015 ACTFL National Language French Teacher of the Year Nicole Naditz shares tips for how educators can infuse interpersonal communication tasks at the earliest levels of language learning.
Applications are available for the following grants from the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, for Japanese language programs.
The K-12 Chinese Language, Culture Development and Enhancement Program allows local school districts in Kentucky to host highly qualified, licensed, native Chinese speaking educators to provide instruction at the elementary, middle and high school level.
The Teachers for Global Classrooms Program is a year-long, fully funded professional development opportunity for elementary, middle and high school teachers to become leaders in global education.
Teacher Sara Merideth shares her thoughts about why teachers shouldn't be scared of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages' core practice that says educators should use the target language as the vehicle and content of instruction 90 percent of the time.
On March 25, several hundred world language students will gather at the new Cathy and Don Jacobs Building at the University of Kentucky for the Kentucky World Language Association’s 2017 State Showcase and Competition.