Some say that professional development is like a lamp post. It “lights the way.” Others say that professional development is like a lamp post because if you run into it, it hurts. Colleagues in education have various reasons for metaphors like those. We get it.
I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the aalpa assessment products that students from grades K-8 produce. I’m looking forward to examining how students’ language progresses year by year in the immersion programs that incorporate the add.a.lingua framework. This is a unique opportunity since most educators only get to interact with students from a few grades at a time.
add.a.lingua is pleased to introduce the members of our newly established academic advisory board. Although add.a.lingua has relied on immersion research since its founding, over recent years, add.a.lingua began gravitating more toward studies conducted or synthesized by Dr. Diane Tedick and Dr. Tara Fortune. Learning… Read More
We know growth (both personal and programmatic) doesn’t happen by accident. The learners AND leaders at leadership institute 2016 gave tremendous amounts of time and energy, all fueled by a desire to prepare students for an interconnected world.
The familiar sound of ringing bells welcomed Michigan policy makers back to school on Monday morning–this time for a tour of add.a.lingua partner programs.