Tag: professional development

Content, Language, and Culture Learning Targets

Lesson planning is a political act. Schools in the US, at the core, are designed to promote a...

Graduating Options

As a high school teacher, I am often asked by both students and parents, which is the better option? For more than half a century, high school students have had the opportunity to enroll...

Practical PD

In the midst of the pandemic, teachers are stretched incredibly thin....

State Teaching Certification

Elementary and secondary school teachers in most states in the US must have a degree in education...

GOALLLLLL!

Because learning a new language is often a multiyear effort, learners require regular and consistent ways to understand their progress and link that progress back to the broader aim of being able to speak...

Bilingual and Dual-Language Teacher Preparation Programs

► University of DelawareProgram Title: 4+1 MA in childhood education in languages, literatures and cultures (with elementary teacher education or early childhood education BS)Format: CampusLength: Five yearsCredit Hours: 150–153Specializations: Unique interdisciplinary 4+1 program, emphasis...

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. This decision is often based primarily upon the number of...

Webinar: Distance Learning—English Language Development & Dual Language Instruction

Recorded webinar on Distance Learning: English Language Development and Dual Language Instruction from the California Department of Education on May 14, 2020. This video is part of the CDE Distance Learning Series. This video is...
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Bill to Support Distance and Blended Learning for Children in Need

Act would include $2.25 billion for professional development U.S. Sens. Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) have announced their plan to introduce the Learning Opportunity and Achievement Act (LOAA), which would “improve distance...

Benefits of Routine on Virtual Teaching

With only a month of virtual teaching under my belt, this year is already the wildest year I’ve ever taught. This isn’t the first time I’ve had to overcome challenges at the beginning of...
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