Tag: art

Language Learning with a Side of Art to Go

With the international threat of COVID-19, educators and families face the problem of keeping students separated while still providing language enrichment programs when faced with shuttered schools and reduced capacities. These are challenging times for language learners who cannot attend classes or meet face to face with tutors and need inspiring, convenient spaces to practice language and grow vocabulary. Mobile-assisted...

Dia de los Muertos Art Competition Invites Submissions

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses is inviting submissions for its first-ever nationwide Dia de los Muertos art competition. Since 1890, the Tournament of Roses Association has hosted a New Year’s Day parade featuring floral floats, marching bands, and equestrian units. On its website, the Tournament of Roses Association said: “A tradition in Mexico that goes back more than 3,000 years, Dia...

The Art of Teaching

M. Elhess, E. Elturki, and J. Egbert offer strategies to support creativity in the language classroom “Our students aren’t creative,” claimed one of the language teachers in the professional development workshop. The other participating teachers nodded in agreement. “How do you know?” asked the workshop facilitator. The teacher hesitated. “Well,” she said, “I guess I don’t. We don’t ask them to do anything creative, mostly...
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