global competency

KWLA 2019 State Showcase set for March 2

On March 2, 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 2019 State Showcase and Competition.

By |2019-01-24T09:32:37-05:00January 24, 2019|

Del Valle receives top KWLA award

Catherine Del Valle, a Spanish teacher at Russell High School, is the 2018 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association Outstanding Teacher Award. She received the award Sept. 22 at the KWLA annual conference in Lexington.

By |2018-09-28T15:51:04-04:00October 4, 2018|

Core practice hacks: But, for R.E.A.L.

We need to be planning for and planning on Reflecting, Energizing, Assessing and Leading. It starts with taking an honest look at our classroom environment, interactions with students, biases, priorities, curriculum preferences and most honestly, our own experiences learning the same content.

By |2018-10-17T09:21:53-04:00July 12, 2018|

Core practice hacks: Planning, assessment and feedback

Meredith White of the Southern Conference On Language Teaching said backward designing each day's lessons, starting with what she wanted her students to know and be able to do each day, helped her ensure every minute of classroom time was used effectively.

By |2018-09-18T14:49:03-04:00May 3, 2018|

Core practice hacks: Let’s get R.E.A.L.

Meredith White of the Southern Conference On Language Teaching says taping her lessons regularly was one of the best things she's ever done to help her see where she could improve her teaching.

By |2018-09-18T15:02:53-04:00April 5, 2018|
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