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Silverdale students get an early lesson in language

Silverdale students get an early lesson in language | World Languages | Scoop.it
Through a nonprofit language center, elementary schoolers spent six months learning the basics of Mandarin.
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Using Project-Based Learning to Teach World Languages | Edutopia

Using Project-Based Learning to Teach World Languages | Edutopia | World Languages | Scoop.it
World Languages community discussion group facilitator Don Doehla uses project-based learning to teach foreign language and meet state standards. He supplies three lessons as examples.
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Untapped Resource? Engaging Parents in the Learning Process | The Principal of Change

Untapped Resource? Engaging Parents in the Learning Process | The Principal of Change | World Languages | Scoop.it
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Ask an Expert: What is the Best Way to Expose Our Daughter to her Minority Languages? | SpanglishBaby™

SpanglishBaby™-The online resource for parents Raising Bilingual & Bicultural Children...
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5 Biggest Obstacles When Raising Bilingual Children | SpanglishBaby™

5 Biggest Obstacles When Raising Bilingual Children | SpanglishBaby™ | World Languages | Scoop.it
SpanglishBaby™-The online resource for parents Raising Bilingual & Bicultural Children...
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I teach, therefore you learn... or do you?

Exploring the changing expectations of our students. Go to http://www.boxoftricks.net to read more about the effective use of technology in the classroom.
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El Castellano: Noticias - Relacionan contexto histórico con desarrollo de las lenguas

El Castellano: Noticias - Relacionan contexto histórico con desarrollo de las lenguas | World Languages | Scoop.it
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Copyright Litigation Blog: Foreign Languages In the Courtroom - A Challenge for the Trial Lawyer

Copyright Litigation Blog: Foreign Languages In the Courtroom - A Challenge for the Trial Lawyer | World Languages | Scoop.it
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Dom's MFL Page: Brits refuse to learn foreign languages.

Dom's MFL Page: Brits refuse to learn foreign languages. | World Languages | Scoop.it
Brits refuse to learn foreign languages. My heart sank as I read this article from the Daily Mail this morning. I'm not a regular reader of the Daily Mail, honest.
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Study: Full-Day Kindergarten Reduces Early Retention for ELLs - Learning the Language - Education Week

A study of the Los Angeles Unified School District has found that English-language learners who attended full-day kindergarten were much less likely to be retained before 2nd grade than such students who attended half-day kindergarten in the same school district. The ELLs who attended kindergarten full-time were 5 percentage points less likely to be retained before 2nd grade, which is a large effect, the researchers say, given that not many children are retained anyway in those early grades.
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Pursuing the Bilingual Edge: Teaching Children a Second Language

Pursuing the Bilingual Edge: Teaching Children a Second Language | World Languages | Scoop.it
No matter what your child rearing style, even if your family speaks only English on a daily basis, you can give your children the advantages of being bilingual by teaching them a second language.
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About.com Looks for Brand Amigos With 'En Español' | ClickZ

About.com Looks for Brand Amigos With 'En Español' | ClickZ | World Languages | Scoop.it
Publisher introduces ad-supported Spanish-language site.
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Global Trends in Language Learning in the 21st Century « Literacy, Languages and Leadership

Global Trends in Language Learning in the 21st Century « Literacy, Languages and Leadership | World Languages | Scoop.it
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srasirena's comment, May 2, 2011 9:10 AM
I've used this in my middle school classes with much success. The ideas given here are great!
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7 Tips to Supercharge Your Second Language | Multilingual Living

7 Tips to Supercharge Your Second Language | Multilingual Living | World Languages | Scoop.it
By Melissa Dedina Photo credit: Christian Haugen Language classes are fantastic.
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UPDATED: The language of Molière meets the language of Shakespeare - Inside Politics

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ELL to Go -- THE Journal

Two schools transform their ELL programs by giving students around-the-clock access to some of the latest mobile devices.
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More U.S. children adding Chinese to their ABCs

More U.S. children adding Chinese to their ABCs | World Languages | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In Mandarin immersion teacher Kennis Wong's kindergarten class, her young pupils are making paper masks glued to sticks that they twirl between their palms, showing a different...
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Language and International-Studies Programs Face 'Devastating' Cuts Under Budget Deal - Global - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Language and International-Studies Programs Face 'Devastating' Cuts Under Budget Deal - Global - The Chronicle of Higher Education | World Languages | Scoop.it
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Biologist May Have Discovered the Origin of Language

Biologist May Have Discovered the Origin of Language | World Languages | Scoop.it
Professional linguists classify languages based on how closely they are related, and try to uncover how ancient languages evolved and branched off to form new languages over time.
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VoiceThread - Group conversations around images, documents, and videos

Transforming media into collaborative spaces with video, voice, and text commenting.
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How to Put the Rigor in Project-Based Learning | Edutopia

How to Put the Rigor in Project-Based Learning | Edutopia | World Languages | Scoop.it
Tips from a one-time skeptic turned teacher-leader.
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In Troubled Spain, Boom Times for Foreign Languages

In Troubled Spain, Boom Times for Foreign Languages | World Languages | Scoop.it
As the economy continues to sag and workers look to other countries for jobs, Spaniards young and old are showing interest in learning a second language.
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