Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Tags Global competency

Tag: global competency

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.

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.

Reach the World offers free access to virtual exchange programs

Reach the World, which facilitates virtual exchange journeys between K-12 classrooms based in the U.S. and volunteer travelers who are studying, teaching and working around the world, is offering Kentucky schools and teachers the opportunity for free access to its global education programs for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year and at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.

Applications being accepted for Visiting Teachers from China Program

The University of Kentucky’s Confucius Institute’s is designed to help Kentucky schools develop Chinese language and culture study programs.

Session proposals being accepted for 2018 KWLA Fall Conference

The Kentucky World Language Association is accepting session proposals for its Fall Conference, scheduled for Sept. 21-22 at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort in Lexington.

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.

A guide to professional development for world language teachers

Walton-Verona Independent's Alaina Post explains how educators can use a series of core practices articles commissioned by the Kentucky World Language Association for personalized professional learning.

Fayette County teacher incorporating Finnish ideas into her classroom

Fayette County's Kelly Bales describes how she tried to incorporate Finnish ideas about education into her social studies classroom.

2018 Visiting Teachers from Spain Program taking applications

Apply now to host a visiting teacher from Spain for the 2018-19 school year.

Applications open for Japan Foundation grants

Applications are now available for several grants from the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, for Japanese language programs.