Friday, August 7, 2020
Tags Global competency

Tag: global competency

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.

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.

Core practices: Provide feedback to improve learner performance

Educators know how crucial feedback is for students to make proficiency gains, but they often have questions regarding the types and the frequency of feedback that students need to gain proficiency.

Translating educational buzzwords into teacher growth

Thomas Sauer explains how the Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning Project can help teachers find the most effective practices.

Core practices: Using authentic texts and resources

Dorie Conlon Perugini, an elementary Spanish teacher at Glastonbury Public Schools in Glastonbury, Conn., and executive secretary of the National Network for Early Language Learning, shares how authentic resources help her students experience culture, rather than simply learn about culture.

Eastern Kentucky Spanish students shout out loud

Three high schools are helping Eastern Kentucky elementary school students get a taste of Spanish while improving their own skills.

Achieving professional and personal growth through content integration

Shelby County's Kari Jesse shares how she learned to find her inner artist and enrich her Spanish classes by integrating art into her classroom.

Core practices: Teach grammar as a concept and use it in...

Lisa A. Harris, the Virginia Department of Education's specialist for foreign languages and international education and executive treasurer of the National Council of State Supervisors for Languages, delves into how learning grammar can help students make meaning in a foreign language.