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But You’re Not What We’re Looking For

GUANGZHOU PART TIME8 a.m.–11 a.m. Monday–FridayLocated near Yuancun metro stationNonnatives with a good accent areacceptedWhite onlyPay negotiable Please don’t add me, just posting for a...

Reclaiming Wôpanâak Language

Kuweeqâhsunumun. Y8 kutapuneân tâpatôtamuneâtkah pâhk8ânâtkumeenawânutam8ôkanunônash. *Part of the morning address at the Weetumuw Katnuhtôhtâkamuq School. In the United States, Native American Heritage Month is celebrated in November. For...

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

As part of my summer reading, I selected a memoir by Sonia Nieto—Brooklyn Dreams: My Life in Public Education (2015). I’ve had the opportunity...

Backward Design

Comprehensible input. Movies. Language clubs. Guest speakers. Pirates. Conversations. Fly-swatter vocabulary matches. Video pen pals. Study abroad.A language program can take many forms and...

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But You’re Not What We’re Looking For

GUANGZHOU PART TIME8 a.m.–11 a.m. Monday–FridayLocated near Yuancun metro stationNonnatives with a good accent areacceptedWhite onlyPay negotiable Please don’t add me, just posting for a...

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

As part of my summer reading, I selected a memoir by Sonia Nieto—Brooklyn Dreams: My Life in Public Education (2015). I’ve had the opportunity...

Multilingual Experiences for All Students

How have your experiences prepared you for this role?I’ll begin by sharing this: Many years before I was born, there was a teacher in...

Backward Design

Comprehensible input. Movies. Language clubs. Guest speakers. Pirates. Conversations. Fly-swatter vocabulary matches. Video pen pals. Study abroad.A language program can take many forms and...

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But You’re Not What We’re Looking For

GUANGZHOU PART TIME8 a.m.–11 a.m. Monday–FridayLocated near Yuancun metro stationNonnatives with a good accent areacceptedWhite onlyPay negotiable Please don’t add me, just posting for a...

Reclaiming Wôpanâak Language

Kuweeqâhsunumun. Y8 kutapuneân tâpatôtamuneâtkah pâhk8ânâtkumeenawânutam8ôkanunônash. *Part of the morning address at the Weetumuw Katnuhtôhtâkamuq School. In the United States, Native American Heritage Month is celebrated in November. For...

Educational Gaps Still Wide, but Stabilizing

A new study by NWEA illustrates the scale and disproportionate nature of the disruption in student learning resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. “Learning during...

Native Language Programs Awarded Grants through NEH

Three Native American language projects have been announced to have received funding from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH). One such project titled "Translating...

Resources

Making the Most of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program is an important—but largely unmet—promise to provide debt relief to support teachers, nurses, firefighters, and others serving...

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Languages

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

As part of my summer reading, I selected a memoir by Sonia Nieto—Brooklyn Dreams: My Life in Public Education (2015). I’ve had the opportunity...

Sep. 26-Oct. 3 is National Teach Spanish Week

September 26 marks the beginning of National Teach Spanish Week (NTSW). NTSW, which coincides with Hispanic American Heritage Month, was first launched by the...

Helsinki Mayor Floats Idea of English-Language City

Finland has two official languages: Finnish and Swedish. The government also recognizes an additional handful of regional languages like Sámi or Karelian, as well...

Make English Truly a World Language

The Caribbean Sea encompasses over 7,000 islands, including the famous tourist destinations of Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and Barbados. Taken all together, the Caribbean...

Professional Development

Student Teaching in Spain in the Time of COVID

The European Quality Chart on Internships and Apprenticeships describes higher education and vocational school practices in participating companies and entities as a training-oriented component...

Beyond Crises: The Reawakening of Classrooms

It’s summer 2021 and as educators, we might be thinking beyond crises and concentrating on the extent to which the transformation of our practices...

Financing Feeling

Committee for Children works with policymakers from around the country and supports laws, policies, and funding that promote social–emotional learning (SEL), address bullying, and prevent child...

How Bilingual?

World language departments around the globe are continually faced with the task of advising and placing freshmen and transfer students into the appropriate courses....

ALAS Opens a Women Superintendents Policy Leadership Academy

The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) has created a new leadership academy specifically to help new female superintendents learn advocacy skills and...
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