All posts tagged “language education

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What encourages and concerns Tara Fortune about the growth of immersion education

The growth of immersion programs is good news for U.S. students. However, as a new audit of the immersion program at Tucson Unified School District makes clear, there are significant challenges to realizing the threefold goal of quality dual language immersion education. Tara Fortune shares what encourages and concerns her about immersion program growth.

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announcing the educator summit 2016 schedule

Three things we believe:
1. Professional learning centered around common experiences in dual language immersion education is incredibly valuable
2. Prioritizing and honoring the experience that classroom teachers bring to the conversation is paramount
3. Cultivating conversations more than presentations should be the aim of good facilitator teams

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is the U.S. playing catch up with the world on language education? 5 minutes with Dr. Tara Fortune

Is the U.S. falling behind the rest of the world in language education?

Dr. Tara Fortune shares her perspective on how the U.S. stacks up with the rest of the world on language education. Her response provides the kind of nuance often lacking in this discussion, and we think you’ll enjoy it.

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add.a.lingua hearts teacher training

Last week we were honored to welcome over 160 dedicated dual language immersion instructors, administrators, policy makers, and point people for our August teacher training. add.a.lingua is committed to connecting the best in language instruction research with practical classroom application through our professional development scope and sequence for administrators and… Read More