Thursday, December 2, 2021
Tags World language

Tag: world language

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.

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.

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.

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.

Reading the music

Making connections between music and literacy can benefit students’ understanding of both, teachers learn at Arts Integration Academy.

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.