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Meet one of our latest Certificate alumni - Dario Sponchiado

Nov. 10, 2020

Dario Sponchiado is one of our most recent Certificate graduates who finished the Certificate program in Summer 2020. Dario works as a visiting Italian language instructor at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO. For my master’s degree, I researched process drama and glottodrama for teaching languages and began using them...

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Extending Language Learning Outside of the Classroom: 13 tips

Jan. 23, 2020

By Karen Barkauskas-Goering (IA), Deb Beaton (CO), Elizabeth Caspari (MO), Nathalie Ettzevoglou (GA), Tasha Hagerman (CA), Sherri McCusker (MD), Alicia Newton-Hamill (OR),Charlene Ritten (Calgary, Canada), Erin Sunday (OR), Sara Villa (NY) Encouraging language learning outside of the classroom is key to helping students advance their proficiency and taking charge of...

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Video Recording of Akash Patel's interview

Dec. 20, 2019

This week, we had the great pleasure to interview Akash Patel, founder of the Happy World Foundation. Akash's enthusiasm is contagious and his story is quite uncommon. The Happy World Foundation provides an amazing FREE resource to connect your students with native speakers everywhere in the world.

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Classroom idea: Wakelet as an Advent Cultural Calendar in the French Classroom, by Emily Burrus

Dec. 17, 2019

I am a product of the school system where I now teach with a passion for sharing the Francophone world with my students. I was selected as the Pisgah High School Teacher of the Year in 2015 and the 2018-2019 prof de l’année for NC-AATF, I earned my Global Educator...

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Live interview with Akash Patel

Dec. 16, 2019

Live interview with Happy World Foundation founder, Akash Patel. Learn how you can promote #globalcitizenship in schools and communities worldwide. Join us on Facebook next week: Wed, Dec 18 2020 at 5pm Mountain Time. #happyworldfoundation https://facebook.com/CULangTech/videos/1497826213674742/

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Revised SAMR Model by Erin Sunday

Dec. 16, 2019

Erin Sunday is a certificate student and Spanish teacher in Portland, Orgeon. At the end of the fall 2019 Tools in Practice course (LGTC 5030), students were offered to critically examine the SAMR model and offer their own alternative model. I like the SAMR model because it pushes me to...

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Spring 2020 book club selection

Dec. 14, 2019

Spring 2020 book selection: Disability and World Language Learning: Inclusive Teaching for Diverse Learners by Sally Scott and Wade Edwards (start date January 13, 2020). The book is available from a Amazon or request it from your library. Teachers who read the book and participate in all the weekly discussions...

Fully Online Spanish Activities in Seesaw (free webinar) Friday, Feb 1st, 2019 3:30pm Pacific Time (4:30 Mountain, 5:30 Central and 6:30 Eastern)

Fully Online Spanish Activities in Seesaw (free webinar)

Jan. 23, 2019

Fully Online Spanish Activities in Seesaw (free webinar) Friday, Feb 1st, 2019 3:30pm Pacific Time (4:30 Mountain, 5:30 Central and 6:30 Eastern) Join us live on Friday, February 1st 2019 at 3:30pm Pacific Time for a free webinar presented by Erin Sunday, Spanish Teacher in Portland, OR. Erin will present...

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Pick a Study Map that Meets your Schedule

Jan. 11, 2019

The certificate is built with flexibility in mind. Start this spring and complete the certificate at your own pace. You may also just take one or two courses based on your PD needs and interests. Study map 1: Graduate b y summer 2019 This two-semester option is an accelerated study...

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Spring 2019 Book Club Selection

Jan. 11, 2019

Our Spring 2019 book selection is... Learning Transported by Jaime Donally The Language Educator Book Club has moved from a private Facebook group to Canvas. Self-enroll today and order your book. Discussions start February 18, 2019. "Teachers nationwide are adopting immersive technology ― devices and software that provide augmented, virtual...