January 2020 Inside the Issue

From Empowering Student Learning with Authentic Communication
Jeff Zwiers shares the positive experience of enabling students schoolwide to learn through discussing what matters to them Why AI Is Not the Future of Education Maria Vavilova maintains that language education requires a human touch, despite her enthusiasm for artificial intelligence Best Practices for the Virtual Classroom Zoe Flaherty shares lessons learned in the online corporate training sector
2020 Vision A diverse selection of language education experts share their expectations for the new year A Singular Choice Colleen Donnelly raises considerations when using they to refer to LGBTQ+ individuals A Spanish Feast for Dual-Language Teachers Ana M. Hernández and Lourdes Shahamiri share their experiences of what they learned about teaching Spanish during a summer program in Valladolid, Spain