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Core practices: Fostering interpersonal communication

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.

UK Confucius Institute offers K-12 schools support for global readiness

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.

Core practices: Using the target language as the vehicle and content...

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.

KWLA 2017 state showcase details released

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.

UK Confucius Institute offers programs for K-12 schools

The University of Kentucky’s Confucius Institute's K-12 Chinese Language, Culture Development and Enhancement Program can help educators bring innovative international programs into their community, while also building their school's Chinese program offerings

2017 Chinese Guest Teacher Program applications due

Apply now to host a Chinese guest teacher for the 2017-18 school year. Since 2007, the College Board Chinese Guest Teacher Program has placed more than 1,000 visiting teachers in hundreds of schools nationwide.

Teacher-created lessons connect world language to art

Laurel County’s elementary school students are getting creative this school year with a new curriculum designed to bring out the inner artist in every world language learner.

World languages: Strengthen your core!

This article is the first in a series of seven that will be published in the coming months, focusing on the core practices of world languages instruction. This series will try to open a window for world languages teachers, nontraditional world languages teachers and other educators as to what world languages education is about.

Principal sees value, rigor in world languages

Western Hills High School Principal Greg Roush honored as 2016 Kentucky World Language Association Administrator of the Year.

High-quality Spanish teachers in Kentucky schools

The Visiting Teachers from Spain program enables local school districts in Kentucky to hire highly qualified, licensed, native Spanish-speaking educators to teach at elementary, middle and high schools.