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Inside the school that immerses students in Spanish — and technology
Inside the school that immerses students in Spanish — and technology

A Spanish immersion program makes full use of technology in the classroom


Here’s how engaging lessons motivate English learners
Here’s how engaging lessons motivate English learners

The children at my school, Manzanita Community School in Oakland, California, face the multiple challenges of poverty and learning English. More than 75 percent of our students receive free or…


Dartmouth foreign language classes embrace Twitter

Foreign language professor Tania Convertini is thrilled to catch her Dartmouth College students complaining about homework or upcoming tests. She’s not eavesdropping—she’s reading their tweets, written in Italian and assigned…


Technology’s role in foreign language learning

Although educators and policy makers emphasize skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses, today's students are competing in a global society--and foreign language skills can help students gain…


Virtual worlds among latest trends in language education

A new way of teaching and learning foreign languages has emerged: using virtual worlds, such as Second Life, to increase student engagement and confidence as they build new language skills.

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